LONDON, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group, a leading corporate advisory firm, announced today that Lianne Stein and Simon Mays-Smith will join the firm as partners. Lianne Stein joins from Boeing where she was vice president, Global Corporate Citizenship. She will be based in New York and will focus on helping to grow Brunswick's global Business & Society practice. Simon Mays-Smith joins from Pearson where he was senior vice president, Investor Relations. Simon will focus on Capital Markets Advisory, and will initially join the firm in London before permanently moving to San Francisco in December. Susan Gilchrist, group chief executive of Brunswick said: "These are significant hires for Brunswick. Both Lianne Stein and Simon Mays-Smith bring immense corporate knowledge and deep expertise in their respective fields, which will be invaluable to our U.S. and global clients. I am thrilled they are joining." Susan added: "Our Business & Society team works with some of the world's largest companies to help them develop and demonstrate social value. Lianne Stein is a true leader in the field of corporate citizenship. This, alongside her significant corporate experience and global insights, will give clients an incredibly valuable perspective. " Simon Mays-Smith has fantastic expertise across all aspects of Capital Markets. His background in IR for Pearson, including major M&A situations, in addition to time spent in investment banking, brings a new dimension to our Capital Markets Advisory practice that we can bring to our U.S. and global client base." On joining Brunswick, Lianne Stein commented: "Embedding social purpose into the core of businesses has never been more important. Brunswick has a great base of clients in the U.S. and globally. I am excited to combine my expertise with that of Brunswick's global Business & Society team to further develop what we can offer clients." Simon Mays-Smith said: "I have seen from a client perspective the depth and breadth of expertise Brunswick brings. I am excited about the opportunity to now be part of the team and develop the global Capital Markets Advisory practice and West Coast offer in the U.S." Lianne Stein Lianne was the vice president of Global Corporate Citizenship at The Boeing Company. She was responsible for the enterprise Global Corporate Citizenship strategy, directing programs and resources that impact key issues, and working across the Boeing enterprise to partner with organizations and the global communities where Boeing has a presence.