Status Labs Announces New Board Advisor: Chris Deri

Deri will lend two decades of expertise to the rapidly-growing digital reputation management firm.

Feb 29, 2016, 05:00 ET from Status Labs

NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally recognized digital reputation management firm, Status Labs, announced today the addition of a new board advisor, Chris Deri, a seasoned leader in the public relations and digital communications industry.

Deri brings over 20 years of experience to the Status Labs' Advisory Board. He currently serves as President of Teneo Digital, a unit of Teneo Holdings, a global advisory firm that partners exclusively with the CEOs and senior leaders of many of the world's largest companies and organizations. His resume boasts numerous leadership roles, including; Chief Executive & Market Leader for China at Burson-Marsteller, Executive Vice President of CSR & Sustainability at Edelman, Director of Business Outreach and Finance for the Democratic National Committee, and Director of Institutional Affairs at the National Minority Aids Council.

"It is a privilege to have someone of Chris' professional stature on our team. His vast and diverse experience in the communications industry makes him a prime asset for our Advisory Board," said Status Labs' President, Darius Fisher. "We look forward to learning from him as we continue to grow our company, clients, and service offering."

"I am very pleased to provide Darius and his team with my support, and simultaneously, learn from them. There are a lot of search shops, and there are a lot of strategy shops and even more content shops," Deri explained. "Status Labs has assembled a powerful combination of all of these skills in one place for every one of their clients."

Members of Status Labs' Advisory Board are selected based upon their experience within the industry, their understanding of how digital technology is changing public relations, as well as their connections  and senior level public relations and crisis management experience.

About Status Labs
Status Labs is the premier digital reputation management, marketing, and public relations firm with offices in New York, Austin, and São Paulo. Status Labs serves clients in over countries, including Fortune 500 brands, CEOs, politicians, athletes, and other public figures. Status Labs has been featured in The New York Times, Daily Beast, Yahoo!, DuJour, The Observer and US News and World Report.

About Chris Deri
Chris Deri is the President of Teneo Digital, a business unit of Teneo Holdings; and serves on the firm's Americas executive committee. Prior to joining Teneo, Deri was the President of WCG, a full service communications, digital marketing and analytics firm with 180 employees in seven US & European offices. Previously, Deri served as Burson-Marsteller's Market Leader in China, overseeing the agency's operations across its five offices in Mainland China. At Burson, Deri conceived and launched the Burson Marsteller Leadership Institute, a first-of-its-kind leadership training offering in China. Prior to that, Deri spent a decade at Edelman, where he co-incubated, led and grew the global Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability practice to 110 practitioners in 15 offices around the world. He has advised corporate, NGO and government clients headquartered in dozens of markets across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Deri's own areas of strategic counseling include: reputation management, public affairs, crisis & issues management, location branding, corporate responsibility & sustainability.

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