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Contact: Dana Reichman
October 16, 2008
Vice President Hugh Drummond to Serve as Panelist at Annual Gathering of Crisis Management Professionals
Boston (October 16, 2008) – O’Neill and Associates, New England’s leading full-service government affairs and public relations consulting firm, is proud to announce that Hugh Drummond, a vice president in the firm's communications practice, will serve as a panelist at the annual conference of the NorthEast Disasater Recovery Information X-Change (NEDRIX) next Tuesday and Wednesday, October 21-22, 2008.
As the resource expert on the topic of corporate communications during the conference’s annual multi-media crisis simulation exercise, Mr. Drummond will answer questions and share his thoughts on public relations best practices in crisis situations. Other resource experts will cover subjects including business continuity, working with government, and law enforcement. Mr. Drummond is a member of the NEDRIX simulation committee, which constructs disaster simulations at NEDRIX events every year.
NEDRIX is a non-profit organization, formed in 1991, that provides continuity and crisis management professionals access to industry best practices and an opportunity to meet and share ideas and experiences with peers through conferences, symposiums, and public/private Sector services. For more information on the 2008 Annual Conference, please visit the NEDRIX website by clicking here.
O’Neill and Associates is led by former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Thomas P. O’Neill III. The agency employs senior level professionals to help clients define the right messages and get those messages to target audiences, including government officials, the media, community leaders and consumers. O’Neill and Associates serves clients in diverse industries,
including energy, financial services, transportation, health care, hospitality, education, technology and real estate development.