New York, 4 May 2023 — Eurasia Group is excited to announce the appointment of Vanessa Sussman as chief marketing and communications officer, a critical role in achieving the firm's strategic goals in branding, content, marketing, and commercial growth. She will be a member of the management committee and report to the CEO.
Sussman has over two decades of experience leading marketing and communications initiatives, working with a wide range of public and private corporations, nonprofits, and start-ups around the world. Prior to joining Eurasia Group, she led private markets corporate communications for leading asset manager Nuveen. Previously, she served as vice president of marketing and communications at Morningstar and ran her own boutique communications firm specializing in media relations with a focus on exchange-traded funds.
Sussman has a long history of work in the field of international relations, including with the Council of the Americas, Foreign Policy magazine, and the United States Mission to the United Nations. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese, French, and Italian.
Sussman's role will involve developing and implementing strategies to promote brand recognition for both Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, working in close cooperation with the firm's other senior executives. Sussman will be responsible for leading the company's marketing and internal and external communications teams, as well as engaging and deepening the partnerships with the chief communications and marketing officers of Eurasia Group's largest clients.
“Vanessa brings a dynamism and fresh perspective to the team, along with her many years of experience and deep interest in geopolitics,” said Eurasia Group CEO Maziar Minovi. “As Eurasia Group and GZERO continue to expand into ambitious new offerings, Vanessa will play a pivotal role in delivering the most unique, engaging content to our clients and audience.”
“I am thrilled to join Eurasia Group and GZERO Media,” Sussman said. “I look forward to building on the team's unparalleled expertise to accelerate brand recognition through strategic marketing and communications efforts.”
Sussman's appointment is effective as of 1 May and she will be based in Eurasia Group's New York City office. Please direct media inquiries to [email protected].
About Eurasia Group
Eurasia Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they invest or do business. Our expertise includes developed and developing countries in every region of the world, specific economic sectors, and the business and investment playing fields of the future. With our best-in-class advisory and consulting offerings and GZERO Media, the Eurasia Group umbrella provides the marketplace with a complete political risk solution. Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, London, San Francisco, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Tokyo, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. "Politics first” grounds our work: Politics is the lens through which we view the world, and we are committed to analysis that is free of political bias and the influence of private interests.
About GZERO Media
GZERO Media is a company dedicated to providing the public with intelligent and engaging coverage of global affairs. It was created in 2017 as a subsidiary of Eurasia Group, the world's leading political risk analysis firm. In addition to producing the national public television program GZERO World with Ian Bremmer and its companion podcast, GZERO Media publishes the regular newsletter Signal, and daily text and video stories at gzeromedia.com and across social media channels.