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Name

Gary Grates

Company

W2O Group Worldwide

About

Gary Grates leads the Corporate and Strategy practices at W2O Group Worldwide, a fast-growing, multi-faceted leading public relations, marketing and communications counseling firm focused on integrated business solutions in the areas product supremacy, innovation, change, organizational effectiveness, and growth for the world's leading organizations. Grates oversees a team of professionals counseling senior leaders and Boards of Directors from global organizations in the areas of leadership transition, M&A integration, labor-management relations, organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, function optimization, internal communications improvement, strategy implementation, change management, and Vision, Mission, Values development. In addition, he is a member of the firm's leadership team. He has more than 25 years of corporate, marketing/brand, labor, and strategic communications experience with a particular expertise in organizational (change) management/employee (internal) communications. Grates has counseled more than one hundred organizations and CEOs including PepsiCo, Caterpillar, Shell, Kraft, Nissan, GE, Carrier/United Technologies, Novartis, Mellon Bank, Exxon/Mobil, Shell, Global Foundries, AMD, Visa, Yum! Brands, eBay, Wyeth, British Airways, United Airlines, BASF, Pfizer, Coca-Cola, Denny's/TW Services, ABInBev, Kimberly Clark, The McGraw-Hill Companies, ITT, Vale, and Dell, to name a few. From 2006-2011,Grates established the global Change and Employee Engagement Practice at Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, putting in place a network of specialists and developing a distinct portfolio around change management, internal communications, social media, and employee engagement for organizations throughout the world. – See more at: http://www.w2ogroup.com/about/team/gary-f-grates/#sthash.GNihXNMH.dpuf

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