Sowells will be based at the agency’s Washington DC office and is expected to make the switch later this year.
He joined Bell Pottinger as a director in 2004, becoming MD in 2007. In the current role, he works closely with agency chairman Peter Bingle to run the agency’s UK lobbying operation.
Prior to Bell Pottinger, Sowells worked for The Labour Party and as director of public affairs at AOL Time Warner.
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