About Barri Rafferty And Rob Flaherty

Barri Rafferty is CEO of Ketchum, one of the world’s top communication firms, with offices and affiliates in 130 markets in more than 70 countries. Barri leads Ketchum’s Global Leadership Council to guide the strategy, client service and performance of the agency. Outside of Ketchum, she participates in a number of groups including the sustainability task-force for the World Economic Forum and is a member of Arthur W. Page Society Page Up program. Rafferty sits on the board of StepUp, an organization with the mission of empowering girls from under-resourced communities to become confident, college-bound, and career focused and she is also a member of the governing body of OmniWomen, Omnicom’s Leading Women’s Network, for which she holds quarterly panel discussions featuring prominent women. She is the recipient of the Plank Center Milestones in Mentoring Award. Barri is a graduate of Boston University (M.A) and Tulane University and enjoys watching soccer, volleyball, and dance - especially when her son and daughter are involved! Connect with her on Twitter: @barrirafferty. Rob Flaherty is chairman of Ketchum, one of the world’s top communication firms, with offices and affiliates in 130 markets in more than 70 countries. Rob is s member of Ketchum’s Global Leadership Council that guides the strategy, client service and performance of the agency. Follow Rob @flahertyrob.

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A Remarkable Partnership Comes to an End

A relationship is a collection of many one-of-a-kind moments. And we are grateful to IBM for so many of those.

Seventeen years ago, we began a journey as “One Blue,” the name given to our Ketchum-led, multi-agency solution – one that would lead to many lifelong industry friendships, a high volume of award-winning work, and the continued evolution of technology and corporate reputation expertise across more than 20 countries.

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