LOS ANGELES: Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Bill Coletti EVP and GM of the firm's Los Angeles and Irvine offices.
Coletti will work to drive strategic business growth, expand the firm's presence, and create innovative communications programs for clients. He will also work with the the current leadership team to integrate digital and research offerings for the Southern California market.
"We're really going to try to differentiate our offering with the blending of those three things," Coletti said. "Good strategy, good digital, and good research."
Coletti will also emphasize increasing business in the healthcare, entertainment, and technology sectors.
"Those three areas are going to be big growth leaders for us," he said.
For the past 11 years, Coletti was a senior strategist in the Austin office of Public Strategies. In that role, Coletti provided senior counsel on corporate communications and crisis management issues, and also oversaw the firm's growth strategy.