Nik is CEO of the Americas and U.S. Senior Partner at Brunswick Group. He joined Brunswick from CNBC where for nearly 9 years he held several senior management and leadership roles. He was, until most recently, Editor in Chief and Senior Vice President, Business News. In this role, he managed the network’s news content, coverage and production. He was responsible for all the editorial content for daily live news programming, working closely with anchors, reporters and producers, as well as CNBC’s network specials, documentary and news programs. He also helped build and lead CNBC’s events and conference business. In addition to his recent management roles at CNBC, Nik previously held senior management and leadership roles in a long and distinguished career at The Wall Street Journal. He was Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal overseeing all financial and international coverage for the paper and overseeing the Journal’s network of international bureaus and correspondents.
Prior to this, he was a well-respected M&A reporter for the paper, before becoming editor of the Media & Marketing group, where he oversaw entertainment, publishing, advertising, consumer products, fashion and retail. Later, he was editor of the money and investing section where he oversaw all coverage of the global financial crisis, Wall Street, banking, hedge funds, private equity, mutual funds, financial markets, investing and personal finance. He also served as deputy bureau chief in Washington, D.C. for three years where he oversaw regulatory and investigative coverage for the paper.
Nik’s experience leading and managing talent-rich organizations, combined with his background in business, financial and M&A journalism across print and broadcast leave him well placed to lead and grow Brunswick in the U.S. He will advise clients on a range of critical business issues across, among other areas, the financial, commercial, M&A and political spheres.