Former IOC Marketing Executive Joins Helios Partners

Corneille Burt adds to Company’s Olympic Expertise

Atlanta, GA, 7 February 2011 - Helios Partners, LLC announced the appointment of Corneille Burt as Vice President—Client Servicing. Corneille joins Helios after almost seven years with IOC Marketing & Television Services and three with their former marketing agency, Meridian Management. During her IOC tenure, she served as a senior account manager, responsible for managing the marketing, communications and Games operations relationships with the IOC's TOP Partner group as well as the Salt Lake, Athens, Torino, Beijing and Vancouver Organizing Committees for the Olympic Games and National Olympic Committees around the world.

"I am thrilled to work with a group of people that I know and respect," said Burt, "Working within the Olympic Movement is not just a job, it's a unique opportunity. I look forward to working with Helios and helping them continue their growth."

Prior to joining the IOC, Corneille worked as a strategic analyst for the Fallon Advertising Agency in New York City and as a marketing manager for General Mills in Minneapolis. Corneille earned her BA in English from Princeton University and her MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

"Corneille brings a wide range of Olympic experience to our team," said Terrence Burns, president of Helios Partners, "She has worked at virtually every level of the Olympic Movement. Corneille's strong relationships and solid work ethic will be a huge asset for Helios and for our clients."

With offices in Atlanta, Beijing, London and Paris, Helios delivers a broad array of sports consulting services to a wide range of global corporate sponsors, sports property rights holders, and cities and nations seeking to host major international sports events. Among their growing list of successes, Helios recently guided the Russian Federation through a victorious bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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