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Mr. Donald A. Baer

Worldwide Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Burson-Marsteller GmbH & Co

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Burson-Marsteller GmbH & Co

230 Park Avenue South

New York City, New York 10003

United States

Company Description

Burson-Marsteller (, established in 1953, is a leading global public relations and public affairs firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, ad ... more

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Background Information

Employment History


U.S. News

Communications Director and Chief Speechwriter

The White House

Senior Reporter



Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP


Emeritus Board of Directors Member
National Press Foundation

Council on Foreign Relations

Board of Trustees Member
Urban Institute

Board Member
PR Council

Senior Executive Vice President for Strategy and Development
Discovery Education Inc

Silverdocs , America

Board Member
The News Literacy Project

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
U.S. Public Broadcasting Service

Board Member

Advisory Board Member
Toura LLC

Senior Advisor
Platform Equity

Various Boards of Directors
City Year DC

Clinton Advisor

Board Member
Online Publishers Association

Board Member
Greater Washington Board of Trade

Member of Board of Trustees
Greater Washington Initiative

Visiting Fellow
Harvard University

Board Member
National Foundation for the Improvement of Education

Board Member
Voyager Learning Company

Democratic Leadership Council's journal

Board Member
The America Prepared Campaign Inc

Board Member
Washington DC

Board Member
Meredith Corporation

Board Member

Board Member
Strathmore Hall Arts Center

Board of Trustees
Institute for Public Relations



The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The University of Virginia School of Law


University of Virginia Law School


International Relations

London School of Economics

Web References (190 Total References)

Donald A. Baer, Worldwide ... [cached]

Donald A. Baer, Worldwide Chair and CEO of Burson-Marsteller, Elected to Meredith Board

The group also disclosed its new ... [cached]

The group also disclosed its new board members for 2016: Burson-Marsteller CEO Don Baer, Golin chief executive Fred Cook, DeVries Global chief Heidi Hovland, Affect president and founder Sandra Fathi, and OCG PR president and CEO Tonya Veasey.

Board of Trustees | Urban Institute [cached]

Donald A. Baer

Donald A. Baer
Worldwide Chairman and CEO of the Strategic Communications Firm Burson-Marsteller; Chairman of the Research Firm Penn, Schoen & Berland
Baer has been a leader and executive in media and communications for a wide range of business, government, and nonprofit organizations. In 2014, he was elected chair of the PBS board of directors and to the board of directors at Meredith, a major media company. From 1998 to 2007, he was Discovery Communications' senior vice president for strategy and development. He was a senior adviser to President Bill Clinton, including stints as his director of strategic planning and communications and as chief speechwriter/director of speechwriting and research. A former media lawyer, reporter, and magazine editor, Baer has won two Writers Guild of America awards for his work on the annual Kennedy Center Honors TV production. He also led the creation of Silverdocs, the American Film Institute and Discovery Communications' annual documentary festival.

ASDA’A Burson - Marsteller | Dubai PR Agency, Public Relations Agency, PR Consultancy Dubai, PR Company [cached]

"This is an important survey of how Arab youth - the largest and arguably most important demographic in the region - think about the evolving and challenging environment in which they live," said Donald A. Baer, Worldwide Chair and CEO, Burson-Marsteller.

The Observer’s 2015 PR Power 50 | Observer [cached]

Leadership: Donald Baer, worldwide chairman and CEO

And Burson head Don Baer's been relentless about recruiting, with a boatload of fresh C-level talent in the stable.
Ever-expanding opportunities across the marketing spectrum make this "the most exciting time there's ever been for the business," says Don Baer, worldwide chair and CEO of Burson-Marsteller (No. 17). "Everyone is veering into everyone else's lane.
"We bring the judgment and experience that goes along with strategic thinking," says Mr. Baer of Burson, which launched a content arm called StudioB this year.

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