LONDON: The World Gold Council, the market development organization for the gold industry, has named Brenda Bates as its director of communications.
In her role, Bates will oversee strategic development of the council's communications across all markets. She will report to Aram Shishmanian, CEO of the World Gold Council.
Most recently, Bates served as an independent consultant specializing in asset management and professional services firms. She also headed up Mainland PR, a specialist financial firm. Her clients there included Artemis, Jupiter, JO Hambro, and VAM funds.