Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of Canada’s leading public relations firms, has been named Public Relations Agency of Record by leading Bank in the Americas, Scotiabank.

Maria Saros, Vice President, Enterprise Communications, Scotiabank said, “We were impressed by the sound strategic thinking and passion H+K demonstrated throughout the competitive process. The team brings broad-based skills and expertise and alignment with Scotiabank’s values, making them the ideal partner for us.”

H+K will leverage its extensive experience in financial + professional services to provide corporate advisory and strategic communications support. H+K’s scope of work with Scotiabank includes reputation management, corporate profiling, and ESG communications.

“Scotiabank is one of Canada’s leading brands and we are proud to support them in their efforts to build long-term sustainable growth,” said Jason MacDonald, Senior Vice President, Corporate Advisory Lead. “Clients, like Scotiabank, with a clear corporate purpose, and who recognize that corporate reputation is an asset that contributes to value creation are energizing to work with. We’re proud that Scotiabank selected H+K as their partner at this exciting time in their business.”

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For media inquiries: Jillena Oberparleiter; (416) 413-4577; Jillena.Oberparleiter@hkstrategies.ca

About Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. H+K has over 80 offices in more than 40 markets, as well as an extensive associate network, delivering award winning campaigns to clients across all sectors and disciplines and with a focus on continued innovation for the industry. Recent innovations include Flight School +, a crisis communications training and simulation tool, Better Impact™, a new approach to citizenship and sustainability consultancy, and H+K Smarter™, a behavioural science unit. Headquartered in New York, the firm is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.