NEW YORK: Hill & Knowlton named Ian Bailey as EVP and GM of the agency's New York office.
In the role, Bailey will be responsible for implementing best practices for client services, business development, and operations in New York, H&K's global headquarters. He will report to Dan Bartlett, the firm's US president and CEO.
Previously, Bailey served as managing partner and co-founder of Capital C Partners, where he worked with clients on corporate positioning, corporate and crisis communications, and IR in the technology, cleantech, financial services, and healthcare sectors. He's also worked at Weber Shandwick, FD, and FitzGerald Communications.
"In meeting with Dan and H&K's US leadership team, I was struck by the team's energy and entrepreneurialism, as well as their ambitious vision for the agency," said Bailey. "My focus will be on growing our share of New York-based national, international and global business opportunities, while also acting as a highly effective partner for our colleagues throughout H&K's global network. Our goal is for the New York office to become a key contributor to the agency's US and global growth in the future."