LONDON: Fleishman-Hillard has appointed Kevin Bell and John Saunders as regional directors for Fleishman-Hillard Europe.
The two have been promoted as EVPs and senior partners and will report to Dave Senay, regional president for Europe and Africa. They also join the 18-member global senior management committee and co-chair Fleishman-Hillard's European Senior Management Committee, a new group chartered with strategic planning and execution for the company in Europe and South Africa.
Bell, most recently vice chairman of GPC and managing director of Fleishman-Hillard London, will be responsible for all UK and South African operations. He will oversee the migration of GPC and Herald offices to the Fleishman-Hillard brand in London, Edinburgh, and Johannesburg.
Saunders, founder and managing director of Fleishman-Hillard Saunders in Dublin, will oversee the Irish and continental European offices. Saunders will oversee the migration of GPC and Herald offices to the Fleishman-Hillard brand in Dublin, Brussels, Amsterdam, Madrid, Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Milan, Prague, and Warsaw.
"John Saunders and Kevin Bell are eminently qualified to lead this newly integrated Fleishman-Hillard Europe into the future," said John Graham, Fleishman-Hillard chairman and CEO, said in a statement.
Fleishman-Hillard is a part of Omnicom Group.