LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli has named Fenella Grey managing director of the agency's UK office, effective immediately. With 17 years of cross-practice agency experience, Grey's focus will be on fueling strategic growth and leading talent development for the UK office. She will report to Sally Ward, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
"Fenella is the right leader to take the UK office to the next level," said Karen van Bergen, CEO, Porter Novelli. "Not only does she have deep experience leading large teams and working with some of the world's biggest brands, she has a keen eye for talent and a track record of driving growth across a wide range of clients. Her energy and passion for client service and new business cultivation will serve the London office well."
Grey joined Porter Novelli in October 2013 as deputy managing director and has overseen a host of client wins.
Before joining Porter Novelli, Grey spent six years at freuds serving on the senior management team as a board director. At freuds she worked with clients including Asda, Mars, Vodafone, PepsiCo, Bupa and Eurostar. Prior to freuds, Grey was a director at Weber Shandwick.
"The industry is entering an exciting era of dynamism and opportunity," said Grey. "With our roster of prestigious clients and agility as a global boutique with great brand equity, I look forward to taking the agency into its next chapter and to driving forward pioneering campaigns."
About Porter Novelli
Porter Novelli is one of the world's leading public relations agencies. With 90 offices in nearly 60 countries, Porter Novelli delivers best-in-class service to clients around the globe. As the agency that pioneered social marketing, Porter Novelli's heritage is grounded in influence – motivating people to change deeply ingrained behaviors that are rooted in cultural and social norms. This is achieved by identifying and activating against key insights that drive transformational change – going beyond just "solving a problem". The result is greater than just influencing people – Porter Novelli makes them believe.
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