Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), a leading international communications consultancy in India, has announced the appointment of four senior personnel to its client servicing teams. Rohit Varier, Senior Account Director, Mumbai; Gina Ghosh, Senior Account Director, Mumbai; Nidhi Mehra, Account Director, New Delhi and Sriganesh Raman, Account Director, Chennai have joined the firm to enhance the client engagement and strategic advisory quotient for clients.
The new appointments are in line with H+K’s commitment to invest in a strong talent pool across all levels to offer best services to clients. Commenting on the appointments, India President and CEO, Chetan Mahajan said, “I am delighted to welcome Rohit, Gina, Nidhi, and Sriganesh into the H+K family. There’s a greater need to provide advice and senior counsel to clients in the challenging corporate environment and current digital milieu. With a wealth of rich and varied integrated communications experience, I am confident that these new hires will strengthen H+K’s position and further expand our growing client portfolio.”
Based out of Mumbai, Rohit Varier and Gina Ghosh will support Michelle Pereira, Director of Marketing and Consumer Practice – India and Managing Director – West India, in growing the western India market. With over 13 years of experience in public relations, public affairs, and journalism, Varier has managed marquee clients in BFSI, automobiles, aviation, infrastructure, and energy, and is well-placed to take on the lead of H+K’s corporate and BFSI practice.
Ghosh will head H+K’s growing entertainment and consumer mandates for the firm. She is an agency veteran with 15 years of experience in PR and has provided strategic communication counsel to clients across sectors including retail, entertainment, consumer, FMCG, hospitality, and health, with proven results in the development and implementation of multiple consumer engagement campaigns.
Nidhi Mehra will be based in Gurgaon and will be a client lead across some of H+K’s corporate and start-up clients. She has over 13 years of experience across both client side and agency roles, leading communication and marketing campaigns for clients across diverse industries ranging from Telecom, IT, ITeS, travel, and beauty.
Sriganesh Raman will head the Chennai branch and strengthen the firm’s offering in South India. He has 14 years of experience across agencies, corporates, and start-ups, with strong expertise in corporate, marketing, and social media communications.