Eric Bovim is a Managing Director and Executive Committee Member at SIGNAL and leads its Strategic Communications business.
Throughout his career in journalism and consulting, clients have come to rely upon Eric’s expertise in high-stakes public affairs campaigns, crisis communications, litigation support, and corporate reputation management.
Eric has served as a counselor to CEOs, governments, and top executives at numerous Fortune 500 companies including Google, Merck, Gilead Sciences, Dole Food Company, NASDAQ, and Cognizant. Eric’s judgment and original thinking has been critical to the successful management and execution of a number of complex initiatives and has established himself as one of the premier voices in the public relations industry.
In 2008 PR Week named him to their prestigious list of top “40 Under 40.”
Eric co-founded Gibraltar Associates in 2007, shepherding it from a start-up to one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Eric’s approach to client work is simple: create bespoke strategies; embrace digital technology; deploy committed and expert client teams. He preaches that clients should adopt a modern approach to PR, “Be the Media,” an ethos that puts clients at the epicenter of the media conversation.
Before his career in public relations, Eric was a former foreign correspondent in Madrid for Reuters, covered the European telecommunications and Tech industries for Dow Jones Newswires, was an on-air analyst for CNBC Europe, and served in the U.S. Senate as Communications Director for Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT).
Eric’s earned a degree in English Literature from the College of the Holy Cross. A native of the Washington D.C. area, he lives with his wife and three children in Virginia.
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