Deloitte Consulting welcomes Fern Canning as marketing director

06 February 2023 2 min. read
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Deloitte Consulting has brought in Fern Canning as its new marketing director for Australia.

In her new role, Canning will lead Deloitte Consulting’s branding, creative, public relations and communications portfolio nationally.

“It is a privilege to be joining Deloitte,” said Canning. “The consulting business has an incredible reputation for service excellence and impactful innovation, with an unrivalled breadth of capabilities to solve the biggest business problems today, and in the future.”

Fern Canning, Marketing Director, Deloitte Consulting

Headquartered in the United States, Deloitte Consulting is the world’s largest consulting firm, according to the latest data from Gartner. The firm operates in the marketplace with three labels: namesake Deloitte Consulting (management consulting), Monitor Deloitte(strategy consulting), and Deloitte Digital (creative and technology transformation).

“Deloitte Consulting offers so many ingenious solutions; these stories deserve to be shared and celebrated, to inspire others. I look forward to working with the wider marketing teams at Deloitte, to develop long-term strategic marketing plans in support of the firm’s business strategy.”

Canning joins Deloitte Consulting from global public relations and communications agency Edelman, where she spent the past six and a half years, most recently as executive vice president.

During this time, her work has spanned consumer goods brands including Panadol, Aptamil and Unilever, tech and lifestyle brands including HP, LinkedIn, Norton and PayPal; travel organisations including Destination NSW, Tourism Fiji, and Dubai Tourism, and food & beverage brands including Kellogg, Hardy’s, Barilla and Starbucks.

Building on her track record, Canning is a high-profile judge at several public relations industry awards including the EFFIES and B&T Next.

“We are delighted Fern has joined Deloitte as marketing director for consulting. Her experience and reputation speak for themselves, and I know she will add further strategic insight and spark to the way we engage and communicate with our clients and stakeholders,” said Ellen Derrick, managing partner of Deloitte Consulting in Australia.