H+K strengthens sports offer with hire of Adam Paris + Emma Wright

LONDON - Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) London has strengthened its global sports and entertainment capabilities with the hire of Adam Paris and Emma Wright.

Adam joins as an Associate Director in our Sports Marketing + Sponsorship team, reporting to Claire Holden, Director. He is an award-winning sports communications professional having been part of the team that won a Silver Cannes Lions for his work on Umbro’s England ’09 home kit launch campaign and a Sports Industry Award for his work on Umbro’s England ’10 away kit launch campaign.

Claire Holden commented on the appointment: ‘Adam is a highly experienced communications specialist with expertise in both the sports and digital entertainment arenas. This experience will be invaluable to the agency and our clients around the world. I look forward to collaborating with him and seeing his contributions to the award-winning work that H+K produces within the Sports sector.’

Prior to joining H+K, Adam also worked as the European PR and Communications Manager at Activision on Call of Duty, one of the world’s largest global entertainment franchises. Adam said: ‘I am very much looking forward to joining Hill+Knowlton’s revered sports practice and to working alongside such globally renowned and innovative brands.’

Emma joins H+K’s Sports Marketing + Sponsorship team as an Account Director. She has seven years of industry experience having previously worked on accounts such as Carlsberg, Puma Football, EA Sports (notably on the hugely successful FIFA videogame franchise) and also the EA Sports Player Performance Index, the official player rating index of the Barclays Premier League.

Monday, August 10, 2015

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