Deidre Willmott to join Cannings Purple

Public and government relations firm Cannings Purple has appointed Colin Barnett’s former chief of staff and current Fortescue Metals Group executive Deidre Willmott as executive chairman.

Ms Willmott will take up the role in the first quarter of next year.

She has recently been working as director of external relations for Fortescue Metals Group, a role she took on in 2010.


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1st-Cannings Purple15
3rd↓GRA Everingham7
4th↑Riley Mathewson Public Relations6
5th↓FTI Consulting4
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3rd-Clarity Communications20
4th-Platform Communications15
5th-FTI Consulting13
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