ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard (FH) today announced the hire of Isobel Coney as a senior vice president and partner. Based in the agency's Los Angeles office, Coney is responsible for leading and growing the firm's brand marketing portfolio across Southern California, where the agency has seen strong new business performance and client growth, particularly in the consumer, entertainment and technology sectors. Additionally, Coney joins the leadership team within the firm's global business development function – a dedicated agency unit to invigorate new business and client growth.
"We are always on the hunt for agency athletes who can drive creative strategies while delivering world-class client service," said Emily Frager, general manager, FleishmanHillard Southern California including Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. "Isobel checks all these boxes and more with her global perspective and impressive new business track record."
Coney brings more than a decade of experience across multiple sectors, including automotive, entertainment and gaming, financial services, retail, technology and travel. She joins FH from The Red Consultancy, a U.K. consumer agency, where she held the position of managing director for its consumer group.
FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named Agency of the Year at the 2017 North American Excellence Awards; 2017 ICCO Network of the Year for the Americas and EMEA; PRWeek's Best Places to Work 2017; PR News' Best Places to Work in PR 2016-2017; Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality for 2018; PR Awards Asia 2017 Greater China Agency of the Year; and NAFE's "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" for 2010-2018. The firm's award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and has more than 80 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries.
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