Glenn Wiener Partner – Investor Relations, Media Relations & Internal Communications
Glenn Wiener serves as a partner at M Group and president of GW Communications, guiding public and private companies through their most sophisticated transactions while creating shareholder value through effective communications strategies and both investor and media engagements.
Having spent his entire career in the public and investor relations fields, Mr. Wiener has serviced hundreds of companies both public and private, managing mergers and acquisitions and other transactions, bankruptcies, corporate restructurings, initial public offerings, corporate governance, financial relations, as well as both employee and crisis communications programs.
He has extensive experience in cross-border communications and a track record of integrating various marketing disciplines focused on increasing and measuring brand reputation. Mr. Wiener has developed integrated programs for companies entering public markets, utilizing marketing, advertising, media relations and corporate finance to maximize shareholder value. Prior to M Group, Mr. Wiener was senior vice president and national practice leader of PR21’s investor relations and financial communications division. He also served on the Company’s senior leadership committee and had a lead role in shaping new business efforts across the technology, new media, investor relations and consumer practice areas.
Before PR21, Mr. Wiener was senior vice president at Edelman Worldwide, the world’s largest independent public relations agency, where he focused on investor and financial media relations for technology, telecommunications, consumer electronics and Internet companies. Mr. Wiener previously held various positions with Hill & Knowlton, Inc., a worldwide public relations and public affairs agency, and Makovsky & Company, a mid-sized public and investor relations firm specializing in the technology, health care and financial services industries.
Some of Mr. Wiener’s most notable client engagements include Audiovox, Aurora Foods, Bell Canada Enterprises, Convergys, Global Crossing, Openwave Systems, Oracle Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Pier One Imports, Point Blank Solutions, Titan Corporation, The Energy Group, Time Warner Telecom, VimpelCom and Westvaco, among others.
Mr. Wiener holds a B.A. in Political Science and is a graduate of Boston University. He has served as a guest lecturer at Georgetown University and currently resides in New York City.