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Winnie Lerner

Partner, CEO, North America


Winnie Lerner

Life at FGS Global

Advises clients navigating complex moments and times of transition, particularly in the capital markets space, and co-manages the North American operations.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Head of global communications for Ralph Lauren.

Co-President of Abernathy MacGregor Group.

Legislative Assistant of Energy & Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill.

Life Beyond FGS Global

(Perennially injured) runner; proud long-time NYC transplant with husband, two teenagers and a (perennially poorly groomed) dog.

Winnie Lerner is the CEO of FGS Global for North America. Winnie has advised senior executives of companies navigating transition and through M&A, crises and changes to leadership for over two decades. She counsels companies through complex moments of change and develops strategies to build their profiles and communicate their mission and business goals to stakeholders. She focuses largely on corporate reputation, crisis management and issues related to the capital markets, including transactional work, IR, IPOs and portfolio company activity.

Prior to joining FGS Global, she was Managing Partner at Finsbury and head of the New York office and Capital Markets practice for The Glover Park Group, each predecessor companies to FGS Global. Previously, she ran global communications for Ralph Lauren, and earlier, worked for 16 years at The Abernathy MacGregor Group (AMG), a leading boutique corporate consultancy, where she left as Co-President of the firm. Ms. Lerner also worked as a Legislative Assistant in Energy & Commerce on Capitol Hill and worked on Presidential and Congressional campaigns.

Winnie Lerner