Susan Redden Makatoa tapped to lead Morrow Sodali's new corporate comms practice
Global stakeholder engagement and ESG consulting firm, Morrow Sodali has appointed Susan Redden Makatoa as Managing Director of its newly created corporate communications practice.
Susan was most recently Executive Vice President at Edelman, leading the corporate practice across APAC. She is also an Adjunct Lecturer for Charles Sturt University and previously held leadership roles at Ogilvy PR and SenateSHJ.
Christian Sealey, Morrow Sodali's CEO, International said the addition of Susan was a coup for the firm. “We have been looking for some time to establish a corporate communications practice, and to have the opportunity to have Susan lead it for us is incredible.
“Susan’s experience in guiding clients through the challenges they face is a very rare commodity. She is also a skilled leader and people are incredibly loyal to her. We will be investing further to build a team around Susan which will then combine with our broader financial communications, transactions, shareholder engagement and ESG team of professionals.”
Based in Sydney, the corporate communications practice will round out Morrow Sodali's offering, encompassing corporate governance, compensation, ESG, sustainability, proxy solicitation, capital markets intelligence, shareholder and bondholder engagement, M&A, activism and contested situations, financial communications, investor relations and research.