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Corrie Shanahan helps executives in global companies rapidly optimize performance, increase productivity and successfully manage transitions.
She supports clients with a range of services including: executive coaching at the senior level; leadership development; and succession planning.
Her clients include senior executives and their teams in organizations including Mars Inc., Discovery Communications, and the World Bank among others.
delivers tremendous value for her clients
Prior to setting up her own business, Corrie was Managing Director, Global Marketing & Communications at the Institute of International Finance, the global trade association of the financial industry, with 500 members in 70 countries, including 72 of the 100 largest banks in the world.
Previously she was Head of External Communications at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, with assets of $80 billon and operations in more than 100 developing countries.
At IFC she led a global team responsible for corporate communications and brand marketing.
She led IFC’s Women’s network and helped recruit women to the boards of its investee companies.
Her career has included being chief spokesperson at the United Nations Population Fund in New York; leading Delta Airlines’ communications and investor relations in Europe; and covering international news as a journalist for NBC News and Reuters in Moscow, London and Jerusalem.
A native of Ireland, Corrie graduated from Trinity College Dublin and speaks Russian, German, French and Spanish.
She has been quoted in the New York Times, Financial Times, and Harvard Business Review.
Corrie lives in Washington D.C. with her teenage son Sam, and their well-meaning beagle, Patsy Cline.