Roland Rudd

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(Public relations executive)
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Born Roland Dacre Rudd
April 1961
(age 57), Kensington, England
Nationality British
Alma mater Regent's Park College, Oxford
Parents • Tony Rudd
• Ethne Fitzgerald
Spouse Sophie Hale
Founder of Finsbury

Roland Rudd (born April 1961) is the founder and chairman of Finsbury (formerly RLM Finsbury), the public relations firm. Rudd was educated at Oxford University, becoming President of the Oxford Union before starting a career in journalism that he left to found Finsbury. He sold that company to WPP plc in 2001, making an estimated £40 million. Rudd continues as chairman of Finsbury and also chairs the 10-year-old Business for New Europe organisation, which seeks reform in the EU while remaining committed to Britain’s membership.[1]

Elder brother of Tory politician Amber Rudd, Roland Rudd is strongly in favour of British engagement with the European Union and has campaigned for electoral reform.[2]



References

  1. The Daily Mail doesn't bother me but Brexit does, says pro-EU PR chief Roland Rudd"
  2. "The man Cameron is counting on to keep Britain in Europe". POLITICO. 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2017-05-12.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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