Unlikely CEO, Author, and Innovator
Fred Cook is chief executive officer of GolinHarris and is responsible for key client relationships, strategic planning and managing the firm. Fred has been with the agency since 1986 and served as managing director of the western region and chief client officer. He has provided marketing advice and crisis counsel to blue-chip companies like Nintendo, McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, BP, and Toyota. He has worked personally with Jeff Bezos, Herb Kelleher, Sheldon Adelson and Steve Jobs. Cook’s innovation and leadership have helped his agency earn numerous accolades, including being named 2013 Agency of the Year. Fred's mission at GH is to guarantee that the agency delivers fresh thinking and superior service to its clients every day. He is also committed to ensuring that GH provides a rewarding, challenging career for the best PR professionals in the business.