BOSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrissey & Company, the leading reputation communications firm headquartered in Boston, today announced that Jim Barbagallo recently joined the firm as managing director.
Barbagallo's responsibilities will include strategic business development, growth of the firm's people, quality of service and infrastructure, working on major client programs and general management.
With more than 25 years of experience in public relations and journalism, Barbagallo has worked on a broad range of business-to-business initiatives in high technology and other industries, including consumer technology and healthcare IT. Previously, as a partner and managing director of the Boston office of Porter Novelli, an international marketing-based public relations firm, Barbagallo focused on large initiatives for clients such as HP, BMC Software, 3Com and Analog Devices, Inc., among others. In addition, Jim worked with a number of smaller public and private companies. Jim also worked with 3Point Communications, a boutique consultancy.
"Jim's experience will be instrumental in helping our current and future clients think about leveraging their reputation beyond media and analyst coverage," said Peter Morrissey, president and CEO of Morrissey & Company. "Reputation success has emerged as the key to market differentiation. CEOs and boards understand this. Jim speaks their language on reputation in addition to knowing the technology industry."
About Morrissey & Company
Founded in Boston, Mass. in 1999, Morrissey & Company is dedicated to managing, advancing and protecting the reputation of its clients through integrated communications, including public relations and other professional services. The only communications firm in New England dedicated to providing high-level reputation management as its primary mission, Morrissey & Company serves established private, public and nonprofit enterprises in the fields of technology, financial services and healthcare/life sciences. Morrissey & Company is an award-winning agency and a member of Pinnacle Worldwide, a leading international corporation of independently owned communications agencies with more than 60 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.morrisseyco.com.
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