Hill+Knowlton Strategies wins pitch for Skipton Building Society
LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) London has been appointed PR partner of Skipton Building Society following a competitive pitch process. The account will be led by Henry Groundes-Peace, Associate Director of H+K’s Financial + Professional Services practice.
H+K will be responsible for cementing Skipton’s place as a leading UK mutual, utilising purpose & data-driven corporate communications to increase awareness of the organisation’s values and financial services.
Stacey Stothard, Senior Corporate Communications manager at Skipton Building Society, said: ‘H+K’s unique, creative and insight-focused approach to our brief made them the perfect fit for Skipton’s next chapter. Having fully grasped our heritage, H+K delivered an exciting vision for Skipton’s future. Their communications expertise will help convey our confidence that we can understand and meet the needs of millions of UK people approaching and going through retirement.’
Henry Groundes-Peace commented on the appointment: ‘We are really looking forward to working with one of the most established building societies in Britain. Our team will help Skipton continue to stand out in a crowded market, emphasising their 162-year-old reputation as a friendly, helpful and trustworthy financial organisation’.
Monday, December 21, 2015