Senior Managing Director
Gordon McCoun is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo Strategy. Mr. McCoun works closely with client companies to develop and implement effective financial communications strategies to optimize their valuation in the capital markets and enhance their ability to attract investment. He also advises on a broad range of issues including: enterprise valuation, financial reporting, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, crisis management and transaction communications.
Prior to joining Teneo, Mr. McCoun was Vice Chairman of the Strategic Communications (Americas) segment of FTI Consulting, one of the world’s leading consulting companies. Before its sale to FTI in September 2006, Mr. McCoun was Vice Chairman and Head of the Capital Markets Communications Practice at Financial Dynamics (FD), the world’s largest business communications consultancy. His first position in strategic communications was Vice President of Investor Relations at Morgen-Walke Associates, the predecessor to Financial Dynamics, which he joined in 1998.
Supporting Mr. McCoun’s communications expertise is more than 20 years of experience on Wall Street in both equity research and portfolio management. He was a Vice President in the investment research & Co., a boutique investment bank, and a portfolio manager for both institutional and high-net-worth individual funds at Prudential Insurance, Mutual of America, Citibank and The Bank of New York.
Mr. McCoun has written and published white papers and client memoranda on topics relevant to the capital markets such as financial disclosure, the shifting balance of power in corporate governance, capital allocation, assessment of equity trading venues, the importance of cash dividends, the SEC’s pursuit of Regulation FD violations, and emerging trends in sell-side research coverage.
Mr. McCoun received an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.