Communications expert Sarah Brandon to lead corporate development group
Toronto (October 15, 2014) — Top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is pleased to announce that Sarah Brandon returns to the firm as vice-president, national corporate development, effective immediately. Sarah previously worked at H+K in both Canada and the United Kingdom.
“As an expert strategist and proven leader, Sarah has a deep understanding of our corporate culture and service offerings on a global scale. And because of this, she is perfectly poised to lead our new business and marketing efforts,” says Selena Cameron, senior vice-president at H+K Toronto, where Sarah is headquartered. “We’re also excited to lever Sarah’s remarkable background in marketing communications on some of our biggest and most complex consumer files.”
Sarah has 15 years of experience in marketing communications and business development. For the last five years, she was vice-president of consumer marketing at a national public relations firm and was a member of its global consumer leadership team. In this role, she was the senior communications strategist and Canadian-market integration lead for an impressive roster of global, North American and domestic brands.
Sarah originally joined H+K Toronto in 2000 where she spent six years with the marketing communications team. She then spent three years in H+K’s London, England, office leading consumer files that spanned from CPG to consumer health to automotive.
She has a bachelor of arts in media, information and technoculture studies from Western University, and belongs to the Canadian Public Relations Society Toronto (CPRS) and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). She also sits on the board of directors for Dress for Success Toronto.