New York, NY – November 3, 2016 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today announced the appointment of agency veteran Scott Tangney as Managing Director. Tangney will focus on several sectors including corporate, financial and professional services as well as building materials and home builders. In his role, he will counsel and service clients while supporting ICR’s growth in new areas and capitalizing on the firm’s high quality investor relations offering.
With over two decades of corporate communications and public relations experience, Tangney brings a proven track record as a top strategist in corporate reputation, top-tier media relations, integrated programs, launches, IPOs, crisis and issues management and special situations. His corporate positioning and thought leadership campaigns have won more than a dozen public relations and innovation awards in the past five years. In 2014, Tangney was named Financial/IR Communications Professional of the Year by Bulldog Reporter and was additionally selected for the PRWeek Financial Roundtable. He also authors articles on corporate reputation issues that regularly appear in industry journals and digital outlets, and his expert commentary is frequently quoted by national media.
“We look forward to further bolstering our corporate communications expertise with the addition of Scott to our team,” said Michael Fox, Managing Partner. “His talents and depth of experience will be key as ICR continues to consistently deliver best-in-class advisory services that protect and enhance the reputational equity of our public and private clientele.”
Prior to joining ICR, Tangney served as head of the Financial and Professional Services Division at Makovsky for a decade. Other experience includes Executive Vice President, Group Managing Director at Publicis Dialog and Managing Director for LobsenzStevens. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree.
“We have built our business organically by bringing on great talent like Scott, and we plan to continue expanding our roster by hiring experienced, savvy professionals with vertical and trade expertise in the technology and healthcare industries,” Fox added.
Tangney will be based in ICR’s New York offices.
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to optimize transactions and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 500 clients in approximately 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Beijing.