Hill & Knowlton Appoints Hadley Wilkins US Technology Practice Director

Mar 28, 2011, 09:05 ET from Hill & Knowlton

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill & Knowlton announced today that San Francisco-based senior vice president Hadley Wilkins is being promoted to US technology practice director.  She will continue to work in the San Francisco office and will report to both Dan Bartlett, US president and CEO and Joshua Reynolds, global technology practice director. She will sit on the US Strategy Council.  

Hadley is responsible for driving strategy and continued growth for the US technology client portfolio as well as collaborating closely on both new business and client service with H&K's other practices.  

"Technology continues to be one of our fastest growing sectors worldwide and we are excited to welcome Hadley in this leadership role," said Bartlett.  "We are confident that her experience, insight and knowledge will provide our clients world-class service while strengthening our new business efforts throughout the US."    

Joshua Reynolds, H&K's global technology practice director, added, "During her time at the firm, Hadley has consistently demonstrated enormous value to her clients.  As the agency's tech portfolio becomes increasingly global in nature, we will benefit from Hadley's leadership and collaboration as she partners seamlessly with her colleagues across practices and geographies."

Over the past three years at H&K, Hadley has built and contributed to a number of significant client relationships including Adobe Omniture, LOYAL3, Responsys, SanDisk and LinkedIn.  She will continue to play significant roles on the multi-discipline teams that support these important clients.

"Our technology clients are making bold moves against an ever-evolving landscape.  It is exciting to be in a position to help them advance their ambitious agendas.  I am looking forward to bringing the best of H&K to our technology client engagements," said Wilkins.

Hadley's past clients have included Visa, Yahoo!, Sun and HP.  Prior to H&K, Hadley worked at Fleishman-Hillard, Citigate Cunningham and Landor Associates.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Boston University.  

About Hill & Knowlton

Hill & Knowlton, Inc. is a leading international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with 82 offices in 45 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. The agency is part of WPP, one of the world's largest communications services groups.

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