Deirdre Latour joined Pearson in January 2019 as chief corporate affairs officer. She brings over 20 years of experience in corporate communications and issues management.
Most recently, Deirdre was the chief communications officer for GE, responsible for the company’s communications function globally, including financial communications, public relations, sustainability, public affairs, talent development, and helping to shape the company’s strategy and culture. Prior to this, Deirdre worked for the global public relations firm Edelman, where she was responsible for a variety of corporate communications, brand, cause, consumer and entertainment marketing efforts. She has previously been named Corporate PR Person of the Year by PR News and one of the most influential people by PR Week.
Deirdre is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Holy Cross College.
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