Sharon Merrill, Inc.
Critical Communications
Reputation & Issues Management

Reputation & Issues Management
The brand image and loyalty your company has worked years to build can take just minutes to tarnish. At Sharon Merrill, we understand the issues that could threaten your company‚Äôs most important asset—its reputation. From proxy battles and asbestos litigation to public policy debates and stock option investigations, our experience spans a broad range of issues and industries. Our core mission is to help great companies develop and implement strategies to protect and enhance their image and build a lasting positive reputation.

The Podium

Read more Reading Body Language

Read more Activists and Boards Share Common Ground

Read more Prepare for Proxy Access Now

Read more Giving Life to your Presentation

Read more Winning the Gunfight

Read more Getting Ready for the IPO

Read more Think Like a Politician

Read more To Split or Not to Split

Read more Board Shareholder Communications

Read more Proxy Access: Time to Get Ready

Read more Preparing for the Media

Read more Crisis Communications: How to Best Prepare

Rebuilding Credibility
Leveraging a performance turnaround to rebuild credibility

A small-cap company suffered a reversal of fortune on Wall Street. ››

Communicating Shortfalls
Blunting the impact of missed earnings

A software company preemptively announces an earnings shortfall with a conference call followed by a cross-country road show. ››

Management Credibility
Presentation training to enhance management credibility

The leaders of a technology company needed to significantly improve their presentation skills in advance of an investor day event intended to showcase the strong management team. ››

Perception Audit
Use survey research to refresh corporate messaging

A small maker of medical devices had failed to generate investor interest in its first year as a public company. ››

Proxy Fight
Battling for board seats

Company is faced with a dissident shareholder group—led by 5% holder—that is attempting to grab board seats at the annual meeting. ››

Presentation Training
Executive training to improve communication skills

A newly promoted CFO had no prior experience communicating with investors or the business media. ››