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Nikki Ritchie


Nikki advises clients on a number of special situations including activist investor defense, mergers and acquisitions, communications audits, management changes and crisis situations.  She also assists clients with long-term corporate positioning, environmental, social and governance issues, and investor relations programs.

Engagements include:

  • Bayer AG in its acquisition of Monsanto Company;
  • Tribune Publishing following an unsolicited proposal from Gannett Co.; and
  • Bacardi on its CEO succession plan

Prior to joining SVC, Nikki worked for Russell and Associates, a communications consultancy firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa, advising clients on crisis communication, investor relations, integrated reporting, sustainability reporting, corporate social responsibility, media relations and employee communication.

Nikki received a B.A. in English and Legal Theory from Rhodes University, South Africa, a M.Res in Creative and Professional Writing from Roehampton University, England, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Integrated Reporting from University of Pretoria, South Africa. She completed an Executive Training program on Corporate Social Responsibility at Harvard Business School.

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