Mission Critical:
Creativity in
Corporate
Communications

Matt Shepherd-Smith, Chairman of MerchantCantos, will be hosting an exclusive debate on the importance of creativity at a forthcoming FCS breakfast event in New York.

We are hosting an exclusive debate on the importance of creativity at a forthcoming FCS breakfast event in New York, where he will be joined by senior executives from Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Lazard.


On Wednesday, Jan 31st MerchantCantos will be the exclusive programming partner for a breakfast event focused on the changing face of corporate communications. The panel entitled “Mission Critical: Creativity in Corp Comms" in recognition that creativity and communications are not mutually exclusive.  The panel will explore the challenges and opportunities of injecting creativity in corporate communications, and share best practices and stories from personal experiences.

Matt will be joined by three leading communicators in the financial services sector: 

  • David Wells, Managing Director, Investment Management at Goldman Sachs
  • Jenny Varley, Global Head of Digital Communications at HSBC
  • Douglas Figueredo, Senior Vice President, Global Communications at Lazard

The FCS is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving professional standards in financial marketing and communications. Members hold senior-level management positions in advertising, marketing, PR, IR, corporate communications, and social and digital media at financial services firms including banks, brokerages, asset managers, exchanges, insurance companies.

For more information on this breakfast event, and to obtain tickets, please visit https://thefcs.org/events/corp-comms/