Google claims top PR person in tech

Rachel Whetstone’s political pull put her atop industry colleagues from Facebook, Apple and Pinterest on a Business Insider list.

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Here’s a hint: Google it.

Rachel Whetstone, Google’s top comms person, takes the honors of BI’s best tech PR pro.

BI‘s reasoning for the choice is that Whetstone has political pull and has been known to dine with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron.

“Although she’s not the one on the phone with reporters, she’s steering the search giant’s image with not just the media, but with the governments of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa,” according to the explanation.

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