Jean-Pierre Vasseur has been president and chief executive officer of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group since January 1, 2009. RES PUBLICA is a holding and management company of leading professional service firms offering strategic public relations counsel to a wide range of businesses in Canada and abroad. It owns NATIONAL Public Relations, Canada’s largest public relations firm, and Cohn & Wolfe Canada, another industry leader. The NATIONAL network also includes Madano, a leading strategic communications consultancy based in London in the United Kingdom; and AXON Communications, a specialist healthcare consultancy with offices in London, New York and Toronto. Jean-Pierre joined the Firm in 1988, serving successively as chief financial officer, executive vice president and later, president of RES PUBLICA. He is a chartered accountant and graduate of McGill University. Before joining the Firm, he worked for a leading accounting firm. Jean-Pierre is a member of the board of directors of the Maison Emmanuel Foundation.