Helping Your Voice Cut Through from Davos

by Henry Groundes-Peace

Director, Financial + Professional Services
January 23, 2019

Helping Your Voice Cut Through from Davos

Davos

The end of January is a key milestone in the calendar of global business leaders as they prepare to descend upon a small Swiss ski resort. Each year debates at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos become key drivers of newspaper columns and broadcast slots across the international news media. Many communications leads are … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies continues its accelerated transformation with the hiring of Vikki Willimott as Global Head of Content + Publishing

January 23, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), international public relations agency, has appointed Vikki Willimott (Chowney) as Global Head of Content + Publishing. “Building on the successful work of the past four years, Vikki will deliver work that can travel across markets, empowered by a shared approach, enabled by technology,” said Richard Millar, H+K Global … Read more

Making Up My Own Mind, and Other Lessons I Learned from My Mentor

mentor

Changing test2 Most people know Jack Martin as the global chairman and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies or as one of the inventors of public affairs. I know him these days as my boss, but for the last two decades I’ve known Jack as the source of great advice. I’m not sure he’d ever consider himself my … Read more

The Power of the Public

power of the public

Unseating CEOs, disrupting businesses, politicizing corporate strategy, destroying products and creating new markets: The power of the public is relentlessly shaping the license to operate for organisations big and small. The expression “power to the people” has for decades been both a political slogan and cultural expression, often used to describe opposition to an establishment. Entering … Read more

#SomosLivres: Anti-Slave Labor Campaign from H+K Brazil

#SomosLivres

In Brazil, slavery is still very much a reality and the fashion industry is one of its main players. To protect the advocation for workforce law – Article 149* – and to promote the topic’s debate in an election year, H+K Brazil developed the #SomosLivres campaign for Brazil’s Ministry of Public Labor. Using fashion as … Read more

How Businesses Should Prepare for Policy Uncertainty

If there’s one thing that business has wanted from policymakers since time immemorial, it is certainty. Just tell us what the rules are, they say, then we can plan accordingly. Not knowing what your tax rate will be, not to mention when the U.S. federal government will reopen or what exactly will happen with Brexit, … Read more

Trends at CES 2019

Global tech lead, Sara Gourlay documents her observations and experiences at CES 2019. Here are her takeaways: CES 1: Let’s Talk The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is holding its annual festival to all things tech at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. Why? Because there’s big money still to be made in selling technology to us … Read more