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Cameron Summers

Senior Vice President + Toronto office lead, Weber Shandwick Canada

As a corporate and public affairs practitioner, Cameron is passionate about telling client stories and finding a win-win scenario.

Cameron Summers, Senior Vice President & National Practice Leader Corporate & Public Affairs, Weber Shandwick Canada

“Everything an organization does communicates. Authenticity must be backed up with purpose and measurable action. These are the table stakes for your audience.”

– Cameron Summers

Cam’s Story

For over two decades, Cameron has advised private and public sector leaders in a variety of industries including health, life sciences, transportation, natural resources, energy, consumer packaged goods and telecommunications.

For over two decades, Cameron has advised private and public sector leaders in a variety of industries including health, life sciences, transportation, natural resources, energy, consumer packaged goods and telecommunications. He has advised in areas of corporate reputation, crisis and risk management, stakeholder relations, media relations and training, and public affairs. In his agency life Cameron has been the co-founder of a boutique public affairs firm, and a practice leader for two of the world’s largest public relations firms operating in Canada.

He has served as Chief of Staff to Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation and acted as advisor to Canada’s Minister of Transport and Ontario’s former Premier. Throughout, Cameron has managed and helped lead numerous local elections as well as large scale provincial and national campaigns. 

Posts by cameron summers

Preparing for workforce reintroduction

April 28, 2020

Our SVP & Managing Director Cameron Summers discusses the considerations organizations need to address for a return to work in a post-lockdown COVID-19 world.

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So Long NAFTA, Hello USMCA

October 19, 2018

Weber Shandwick Canada SVP Cameron Summers takes a look at the USMCA and what it means for trade, investment and competitiveness across North American markets.

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CEO Activism in 2018: The Tech Effect

September 28, 2018

Weber Shandwick releases its industry leading study on CEO Activism. Report outlines findings from research on tech professionals in seven markets around the world, including Canada.

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Comparing Obama's and Trump's inauguration crowds

For brands, fake news is an existential threat

December 1, 2016

Brands need to consider the cultural contexts that make fake news so popular and the role technology plays in amplifying and normalizing misinformation. SVP and Managing Director Cameron Summers discusses considerations for crisis specialists and brand managers alike.

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