Agence Elan appoints Edelman's Sonia Afzal as senior consultant

Leading French agency Agence Elan has appointed a senior consultant from Edelman for its London office.

Sonia Afzal: joining Agence Elan
Sonia Afzal: joining Agence Elan
Sonia Afzal joins from Edelman London in a move that follows the launch of the agency’s first UK office last April. Afzal reports to UK MD Jennifer Attias.

Afzal is responsible for new business development and directing UK campaigns for the firm's international corporate and consumer clients.    

During her four years at Edelman, Afzal was in charge of managing the stakeholders relations programme for London Gateway, as well as steering corporate, financial, digital and internal communications campaigns for clients including Aviva Investors, GE Energy, Paul Capital, PwC, Takeda, TD and Western Union.

Previous to Edelman, she worked at financial PR firm Moorgate Group, UNHCR, and the NESTA-accredited creative agency, Nameless Media.

Marion Darrieutort, CEO of Agence Elan, said: ‘Sonia brings essential UK market knowledge and experience to the table and I'm delighted she is joining us in the UK.’

Afzal said: ‘I'm excited to be joining Agence ELAN at this strategic point in its expansion. They are an incredible team of industry heavyweights and I look forward to working closely with Jennifer and the Paris office to strengthen our seamless international offer and to propose unique PR methods to the UK market.’

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Latest Articles

Labour "fooling themselves" over plans to combat attacks on Miliband

Labour "fooling themselves" over plans to combat attacks on Miliband

Conservative-leaning public affairs experts have questioned the value of Labour's adoption of US-style campaigning tactics in the wake of the opposition hiring election strategist David Axelrod.

PLMR appoints Professor Tim Morris as non-executive director

The vet who helped establish the British Horseracing Authority's anti-doping and animal welfare programme has joined PLMR as a non-executive director.