Posts for Global Affairs

Interel CEO Fredrik Lofthagen Encourages Public Affairs Professionals to Adapt & Find Opportunity in the Unpredictable “New Europe”

Wednesday, 04th April 2018

Under the shadow of the iconic Acropolis in the city that gave birth to politics, Interel CEO Fredrik Lofthagen delivered a keynote address on the “the New Europe” at the IGP EMEA Summit in Athens, Greece, hosted by IGP Partner Rollerdeck Associates. In his remarks, Fredrik cautioned against three potential threats – the stall of eurozone reform, Brexit, populism on the rise - and what impact they may have on business. But in these risks lies opportunity for public affairs. In an EU fractured by political chasms and a yearning for innovation, public affairs professionals have the opportunity to advance their clients’ interests by navigating the eurozone maze and discerning insight from disruption. Read the full speech below...
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Aftermath of the Presidential Russian Election

Monday, 26th March 2018

In a new report, IGP Partners Kesarev Consulting analyze the aftermath of the Russian Presidential election on March 18, 2018, that resulted in Vladimir Putin’s overwhelming victory and re-election to his second (fourth) and very likely to be the last term in office. The report focuses on key forthcoming developments of 2018 that will be triggered by Putin’s re-election and determine Russia’s economic policy, its impact on the regulatory environment, and key parameters of the business climate including: tax system, budget structure, public investment, and monetary policy among many other issues.
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Interel and IGP Partner GR Japan Featured in the Nikkei Business Press

Thursday, 15th February 2018

Jakob Edberg, President and CEO of GR Japan, and Jason Jarrell, managing partner of Interel’s global practice, were featured in the Nikkei Business Press (i.e. the Wall Street Journal of Japan) in a cover story article on international corporate government affairs titled, “How to Win the World!” Read more...

INTEREL EXPANDS ITS GLOBAL CAPABILITIES WITH THE PLUS NETWORK

Wednesday, 10th May 2017

“Building on our global growth strategy, including our acquisition of Washington DC based firm AMG earlier this year, joining the PLUS Network as the public affairs and association management reference partner made perfect sense, said Fredrik Lofthagen, CEO of Interel. Effective marketing today cannot be divorced from the policy environment, no matter where a company operates,” Read more...

Interel and AMG Join Forces

Tuesday, 07th February 2017

Interel, the global public affairs consultancy, today announced that Washington DC based firm AMG, has joined its Group. Together both companies will generate  €25 million (EUR) ($27 million (USD)) in annual revenues and employ more than 200 consultants, staff and advisors. Read more...

SPIEF – the Russian Davos

Friday, 01st July 2016

St Petersburg's 'Summer Davos' is Russia's annual economic event for the global business community to come together to discuss investment opportunities and negotiate deals. Interel's partner, Kesarev participated in the Summit, with our Washington and global practice lead, Jason Jarrell. Deals, sanctions, China and Iran were all on the agenda. Read on for full details and our public affairs takeaways. Read more...