Global Public Affairs acquires Impact Consulting
Global Public Affairs of Ottawa has acquired Impact Consulting, a public affairs firm with locations in Calgary and Edmonton. According to Global, the acquisition will allow it to expand its operations in Alberta, with a focus on the oil and gas, health, transportation and not-for-profit sectors. Impact president Elan MacDonald will join Global as senior vice-president of national client development.
"Global's service model and expertise straddles the nexus between government relations, strategic communications and stakeholder engagement," said Randy Pettipas, CEO of Global Public Affairs. "When looking to where and how we could best continue to build out our platform and ensure the best possible strategic counsel and support for our clients, we quickly identified Impact and its team, led by Elan MacDonald, as a perfect fit. Elan is one of Canada's most respected senior government relations practitioners and has provided thoughtful and considered political and business advice to some of Canada's and North America's most important leaders and organizations."