H+K China appoints Jeff Leong as Senior Vice President of Client Strategy

by H+K Global

June 6, 2019

H+K China appoints Jeff Leong as Senior Vice President of Client Strategy

June 6, SHENZHEN – Jeff Leong has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) China as Senior Vice President of Client Strategy, effective immediately. Bringing over two decades of experience in creative strategy, branding and integrated marketing, Jeff will be responsible for the development of key accounts and support new business development in the Greater Bay Area, working … Read more

Brexit Meets the West Wing

We don’t always know how it ends. But we should have a pretty good idea. It’s been quite the week in my home country. Prime Minister Theresa May announced her intention to resign, finally bested by the impossibilities of Brexit. Last week’s European Parliament elections revealed deep but expected divisions over where we go next. … Read more

3 Trends we spotted at the 2019 AMEC Summit

The annual AMEC International Board AGM – with its theme of “Data: Analytics, Algorithms & Augmentation” – has come and gone in Prague, but the conversations about exciting technological advances in the measurement field are ongoing. Spurred by presentations from in-house teams like Prudential and Adobe to big data brands like Facebook, alongside leaders in measurement supplier- and agency-side, three key trends emerged from the summit:  Onward: Great measurement … Read more

Suzanne Talhouk on Cannes Jury + Cases

“I have been so lucky to judge around 300 PR cases for different categories. It was certainly inspiring, and the beauty of this experience lies in how you, as a person, view your own growth based on what is happening in the world. Sometimes, creative ideas that come from faraway places make you realize you … Read more

H+K hires European Union’s US Head

June 11, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), an international public relations agency, has appointed James Barbour as Director of Public Affairs in the US. A former H+K staffer in London, Barbour joins H+K in D.C. after leading the European Union’s public affairs and communications function across the US. “I’m thrilled to be back at … Read more

Shifting the Storytelling from Product to Purpose

Many Chinese brands have reached a point in their international expansion where they have to think beyond product; they have to focus on their purpose; ask questions like what is the social contract they are willing the make with the world, and move from shareholder value to shared value—and how to communicate that more clearly. … Read more

“Does it spark joy?” Cutting through the clutter in a crowded content landscape

Noise is the biggest hurdle facing communications today. People are exposed to hundreds – if not thousands – of messages, emails, social media posts, advertisements, group chats, notifications, mobile games and videos every single day. Our target audiences are overwhelmed by content, and it follows them wherever they go. So how do we, as strategic … Read more

Dear Graduates, Fiveish Years Later

You worked incredibly hard for four years – course after course, semester after semester – and the payoff was praise, a party and a piece of important paper. You were officially a college graduate. The people who loved you, who taught you, and even those who were complete strangers spent the summer showering you with … Read more