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    Vae Solis Corporate Strengthens its International Team with Two New Hires


    Franco-British Charlotte Bourgeois-Cleary joins Vae Solis as a director and member of the management board.

    Charlotte holds degrees from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium and from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences Po). She began her career in corporate finance in London, before joining Public Consultants in Paris in 2004. From 2013 to 2015, she was the director of external communications at AccorHotels, which she had joined in 2009. She defined and implemented the corporate communications strategy for the company in France and internationally. She also managed media relations for the group’s brands (ibis, Mercure, Novotel, MGallery, Pullman and Sofitel). From 2015, Charlotte worked as an independent consultant.

    Jonathon Holler, of American nationality, joins the firm as a consultant.

    Jonathon holds a master’s degree in public affairs and institutional relations from the Université Panthéon-Assas and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.Currently Vice Chair of Democrats Abroad France, an official branch of the Democratic Party, Jonathon was an independent public affairs consultant. Previously, he worked at the public affairs firm Rivington, as well as in the European Affairs department of Schneider Electric in Brussels.

    The arrival of Charlotte Bourgeois-Cleary and Jonathon Holler complements a team that now includes six different nationalities, enhancing its ability to satisfy an increasingly international clientele.

    “In this period of growing skepticism towards companies and political institutions, reputation and engagement issues are more strategic than ever. After the arrival of Thibault Delahaye, former advisor to the Prime Minister, responsible for parliamentary relations (2014-2016) I am pleased to reinforce the expertise in corporate communications and public affairs at Vae Solis with international profiles and to welcome Charlotte and Jonathon.”

    Arnaud Dupui-Castérès, chairman of Vae Solis Corporate