Bell Pottinger appoints MD of financial and corporate practice

Victoria Geoghegan has been appointed managing director of Bell Pottinger’s financial and corporate practice, with effect 1 January 2017.

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Victoria Geoghegan

Geoghegan has been with Bell Pottinger for 11 years, most recently in the role of partner and director. She will report to, and work closely with, financial and corporate (F&C) chairman John Sunnucks.

Sunnucks said: “With her close client relationships, professional handling of complex issues and strong leadership skills, Victoria is absolutely the right person to be F&C managing director. I have now worked with her for three years, admire what she has achieved and warmly welcome her to her new leadership role. ”

Geoghegan added: “Bell Pottinger is at an exciting stage in its history and I am delighted to take on this challenge, working with my colleagues both in F&C and across the group to bring Bell Pottinger’s specialist skills and advice to our clients”.

James Henderson, group CEO at Bell Pottinger, said: “Following the appointment of Mark Smith as chairman, we have taken a close look at our strategy and reaffirmed our confidence in the strength and relevance of our broad, integrated client offer. Victoria’s energy, commitment and broad range of skills embody what we want as we reset and look to our next phase of growth.

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