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Daniel J. Edelman: A PR Man’s Greatest Coups

Posted on 01/17/2013 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyFrom an early age, public relations mogul Daniel J. Edelman knew how to get his message across. When he was six years old and confined to his room with the mumps, he tapped out messages to his siblings on a typewriter and slipped them under his door. In 1952, he founded an eponymous Chicago-based outfit that eventually grew into the world’s biggest PR firm, with 63 offices in 26 countries, with corporate clients ranging from Sara Lee and KFC to Microsoft and …