Citigate Dewe Rogerson Names Thomson to Financial Team

May 16 2016 | 10:41pm ET

Global financial communications consultancy Citigate Dewe Rogerson has appointed former AIMA executive Christen Thomson as senior director to its financial team.

Thomson was deputy CEO and head of external affairs of the Alternative Investment Management Association, which has more than 1,600 corporate members in over 50 countries collectively managing more than $1.5 trillion in assets, from 2008 to 2014. While at AIMA, Thomson was responsible for coordinating strategic communications for the industry and worked closely with both global hedge funds and alternative asset investors, as well as with the leading journalists covering the industry globally.  

More recently, Thomson was head of communications for Terra Firma, a leading European private equity firm. Early in his career, he spent twelve years with the BBC as a journalist.

“Christen brings huge knowledge of hedge funds and private equity to Citigate Dewe Rogerson, as well as extensive thought leadership and reputation management experience,” said Patrick Donovan, managing director of Citigate Dewe Rogerson, in a statement. “I am looking forward to working with him.”

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in London, Citigate Dewe Rogerson is among the best-known corporate public relations consultancies. The firm offers a full range of communications services to companies in the financial services, technology, professional services, consumer brands, oil & gas, retail, distribution & logistics, healthcare, public sector, manufacturing and aviation sectors.

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