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Intermarket Communications Appoints Neil Shapiro as Chief Operating Officer

April 30, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intermarket Communications, a leading independent provider of corporate and financial public relations services, today announced the appointment of Neil Shapiro as Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Shapiro will help drive critical areas of the business, including client service, staff development and agency growth. He will also continue to lead several of the firm’s flagship accounts including Charles Schwab, NestlÉ and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

Neil Shapiro, Intermarket Communications Managing Partner & COO (Photo: Business Wire)

Neil Shapiro, Intermarket Communications Managing Partner & COO (Photo: Business Wire)

Shapiro joined Intermarket in 2000 and in 2012 was named Managing Partner, a title he will maintain. Over the years, Shapiro has developed and directed ongoing corporate communications programs as well as campaigns surrounding special circumstances, including mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings, divestitures and new product launches. He enjoys strong relationships with many of the country’s top business journalists and is actively involved in day-to-day account management.

“It is with great pleasure that we announce Neil’s appointment to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer,” said Martin Mosbacher, Managing Partner & CEO of Intermarket Communications. “Over the years, Neil has shown himself to be a strong team leader, sophisticated practitioner and proven business developer. We will work closely together to ensure that Intermarket is well positioned for continued growth.”

“I am truly honored and appreciative of this new opportunity,” said Shapiro. “As COO, my focus will be on making sure we always have the right structure and practices in place to best serve our clients and to attract and maintain high quality talent.”

Before joining Intermarket, Shapiro was the Senior Producer of "Your World with Neil Cavuto," a live daily business and general news show on the Fox News Channel. Prior to that, he held senior editorial positions at CNBC, CNN and Headline News.

About Intermarket Communications

Founded in 1986, Intermarket Communications is a leading independent provider of public relations and marketing services to clients in the global financial services industry as well as select corporate clients. We offer clients a combination of strategic expertise and informed execution designed to generate the media coverage and social media amplification that builds and maintains reputation and achieves sustained results.

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Source: Business Wire

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