FleishmanHillard HighRoad Ottawa is pleased to welcome Pierre Cyr as Vice President, Public Affairs. FHR is Canada’s leading public affairs and integrated communications agency.
Mr. Cyr brings an in-depth understanding of government and politics drawn from working on Parliament Hill and at Queen’s Park. A seasoned professional, he will provide senior counsel to clients on a wide range of offerings, including public affairs, crisis and issues management, executive communications and high-level media relations.
Fluently bilingual, Mr. Cyr most recently served as Director of Board and Stakeholder Relations at Canadian Blood Services. He was a key member of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s staff as Executive Director of Operations, where he oversaw political strategy, planning, and outreach to community groups as well as the Liberal Caucus Services Bureau. He also served as Chief of Staff to senior provincial cabinet ministers, as well as in Director-level roles in several minister’s offices. In 2011, Mr. Cyr was Director of Political Operations for the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, where he coordinated political operations and community outreach across the country.
Mr. Cyr also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Empire Club of Canada and is Operational Vice President (Organization) of the Ontario Liberal Party.