Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to announce the promotion of Lindsay Finneran-Gingras to Senior Vice-President, and General Manager of its Toronto office.

“With extensive industry experience both inside and outside of H+K, Lindsay has been instrumental in evolving our offerings to meet rapidly changing client needs while serving as an influential mentor to teammates,” said Sheila Wisniewski, President and CEO of H+K Canada. “Her incredible drive and commitment to integration makes her a great fit to drive H+K’s continued transformation.”

A skilled communicator and strategist, Lindsay brings a unique view given her experience across public relations, strategic communications, reputation + issues management and public affairs + advocacy.​ In her previous role at H+K leading Content + Publishing and Digital Planning + Optimization as part of H+K’s Innovation + Creative hub, Lindsay drove digital integration and innovation across all of H+K’s work. ​

“Public relations has never been more vital. As we come out of the pandemic, H+K has seen real growth and innovation in action. But we’re just getting started. We need to continue to push ourselves and our clients to tackle the next challenges. We need to continue to redefine the value we bring to the table. We have to ask ourselves what an agency looks like not just today, but five years down the road. The H+K brand stands for excellence and it’s a company I’m incredibly proud to continue to be a part of,” said Lindsay Finneran-Gingras, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Toronto.

Lindsay will be joining Deputy General Manager, Allison Dewhirst to lead H+K’s head office in Toronto. Over the last 14 months, the Toronto office experienced an overall headcount growth of 60% and added new specialties to meet the changing demands of local and national clients. H+K hired several new senior leaders including Aimée Legault, Influencer Marketing Lead; Beatrice Politi, Vice-President, Earned Media; Caroline Dunnet, Vice-President, Consumer Markets; Emrul Hassan, Vice-President, Citizenship + Sustainability; Greg Gray, Creative Director, The Studio; and Jessica Fralick, Vice-President, Corporate Advisory.

About Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is a public relations and public affairs consultancy providing services to local, multinational and global clients from its eight offices across the country. The firm works with clients to solve complex communications and build long-term, sustainable and shared business value by driving growth, building reputation and protecting against risk.

Globally, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has offices in more than 40 countries as well as an extensive associate network; and it is a member of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of the world’s largest communications services groups.

Media Contact: Jillena Oberparleiter – jillena.oberparleiter@hkstrategies.ca