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Maple Leaf Strategies Ottawa Welcomes Public Affairs Expert Marc-André Leclerc To The Team

Ottawa, Ontario – Maple Leaf Strategies is pleased to welcome Marc-André Leclerc, a public affairs and strategic communications expert, to the team in Ottawa. Marc-André has over ten years’ experience at the national level in strategic communications, media relations, issues management, stakeholder relations and parliamentary affairs.

“We are very pleased to welcome Marc-André to the team as a Principal in the Ottawa office. He brings a unique set of skills to the table that will help Maple Leaf Strategies clients nationwide” said Phil von Finckenstein, a Partner at Maple Leaf Strategies. “Marc-André is a seasoned pro in media relations, strategic communications and public affairs, and he will allow us to expand our activities in Quebec – a significant addition for our existing and future clients.”

After his studies at Université Laval, Marc-André worked on Parliament Hill for almost a decade. Most recently, he served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition. Previously, he held positions as director of communications, political advisor and political organizer. He worked on the organization of three national campaigns at the federal level in 2011, 2015 and 2019. He was recognized by the Hill Times as one of the 99 most powerful and influential people to watch in federal politics in 2019.

Marc-André has represented his country in twenty open water swimming marathons across the globe while participating in the FINA circuit. Between 2002 and 2007, he participated in the legendary Traversée internationale du lac Saint-Jean, a 32-kilometer race (Péribonka-Roberval).

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