2018 - Current      

                                                              ION GROUP                                                                  

NEW YORK, LONDON, BANGALORE

SVP/GLOBAL HEAD OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS

External and internal communications, media relations, thought leadership engagement, social

media and analyst relations for global treasury management and commodities technology

conglomerate. Manage and maximize prevailing industry and business news issues, raising “Share

of Voice” (SoV) metrics from 16% to 22%, manage corporate awards, and client wins. Writing press releases. Manage content/video creation and crisis communications. Worldwide media contacts.

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                                                     2015 - 2018                                                           

GREAT PITCH MEDIA

NEW YORK, NY

EXECUTIVE & MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Executive and corporate communications, media relations, crisis communications, digital strategy,

media training, thought leadership engagement, event management and media relations for  

emerging technology, financial services and consumer/retail clients. Worldwide media contacts.

Expert in image marketing, rehabilitation and protection. Skilled negotiator and mediator. 

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2012 - 2015

                                              ARISE MEDIA INTERNATIONAL                                                 NEW YORK, LONDON, AFRICA

SENIOR DIRECTOR, GLOBAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Led global communications strategy and provided logistical assistance to U.K. and Africa partners.

Developed global digital strategy and global markets programming. Created global consumer tech

and financial markets content while expanding worldwide contacts in those spaces. Established

worldwide communications protocols for digital content creation, marketing and business

operations. Created award-winning marketing campaign and promos. Recruited, trained and

managed U.S. and international staff. Marketed corporation to international investors and carriers.

Led negotiations for global distribution deals. (Sky, Cablevision, DSTV)

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2007 - 2012

GREAT PITCH MEDIA

NEW YORK, NY

PRESIDENT

Full service communications firm offering public relations, social media, crisis management, event

management, and media training for technology, retail and financial corporations. Created digital,

mainstream and proxy engagement strategy for international clients seeking to improve their

branding presence. Created marketing for technology growth in emerging markets. Fostered new

B2B partnerships for clients by enhancing thought leadership, brand marketing and media relations

strategy. Produced daily digital content and global business content targeting consumers.

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1992 - 2007

TIME WARNER CABLE

NEW YORK, NY

PRODUCER, ANCHOR, REPORTER

Award-winning producer, reporter and weekend anchor for NYC 24-hour news station specializing

in consumer, investigative, political and international reporting. Broken numerous legal, technical

and justice stories that gained national attention. Budgeted, produced and reported war coverage

in Iraq and peacekeeping missions in Kosovo and Haiti. Worldwide media and business contacts.  

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2000 - 2008

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF NEW YORK

NEW YORK, NY

BOARD TRUSTEE

Served on the Finance, Public Relations and Membership Committees of the nation's largest and

oldest mentoring organization. Collaborating daily with CEO's and C-suite executives from Fortune

500 companies on strategy and marketing. Used global network to raise profile, money and

awareness of mentoring. I was front man for national image campaign. Established international

network of contacts in financial, construction, public service, technology and not-for-profit sectors,

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           2006 - 2011              

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS

NEW YORK, NY

 

NEW YORK DIVISION PRESIDENT

Elected spokesperson, fundraiser and Chief Executive Officer for the largest chapter of

America’s biggest and most respected media diversity organization with more than five thousand

members. Primary fundraiser and event planner. Coordinated national recruiting conventions and

other media events year-round.  Developed extensive, international database of media contacts.

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SKILLS/EXPERTISE

                   *Corporate Communications                   *Public Relations                            *Public Speaking                                *Press Releases                                            *Media Training                             *Event Planning

                   *Event Management                                  *Digital Strategy                             *Social Media                                      *B2B Marketing                                          *Public Affairs                                 *Award Submissions

                   *Diversity & Inclusion                               *Storytelling                                    *Media Relations                                *Leadership                                                 *Executive Management              *Video Production

                   *Project Management                               *Strategic Communications         *Fundraising                                        *Content Strategy                                      *Share of Voice Metrics                *Thought Leadership

                    *Analyst Relations                                    *Personnel Management              *Global Media Contacts

AWARDS

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EDWARD R. MURROW / RTNDA - BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

NATIONAL ASSN. OF BLACK JOURNALISTS – IRAQ OIL WELL FIRES

NEW YORK PRESS CLUB – BREAKING NEWS COVERAGE

NY ASSOCIATED PRESS – ENTERPRISE REPORTING

IRE/NICAR - UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - FELLOWSHIP                          

NY ASSN. OF BLACK JOURNALISTS – SPOT NEWS / INTERNATIONAL / FEATURE     

                                                                  

EDUCATION

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SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY   

B.S. MANAGEMENT / COMMUNICATIONS

 

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REFERENCES

www.linkedin.com/in/garyanthonyramsay

www.naymz.com/gary_ramsay_1937309

 

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LINKS
Twitter: @GaryARamsay
https://www.linkedin.com/in/garyanthonyramsay

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Anthony_Ramsay
about.me/garyanthonyramsay
www.blogtalkradio.com/garyanthonyramsay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lEQl7VMvMs

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/gary-anthony-ramsay#/entity

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