Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Michael Coates to Retire

by H+K United States

October 5, 2016

Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Michael Coates to Retire

The Americas President and CEO will serve as Global Vice Chairman until retirement in 2017. NEW YORK – Hill+Knowlton Strategies today announced that Americas President and CEO Michael Coates will be stepping into a Global Vice Chairman role, focusing on strategic clients and new business growth in Canada until retiring from the firm next year. Effective … Read more

Canadian Interests Rest on U.S. Election Outcome

Canadian and American Flags

This article was first published on the Huffington Post. As a Canadian working in the United States, I am often asked by other Canadians to provide my perspective on the current U.S. presidential primaries. Those watching from afar, glued to CNN, Fox News or MSNBC, are hungry to hear how things look and feel ‘on … Read more

The Success of a New NAFTA Depends on Selling the Deal to the Public


Whether the United States successfully renegotiates NAFTA with Canada inside the tent does not depend ultimately on whether the president can strike a bargain with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. That’s important, of course, with non-negotiable deadlines facing the trading partners as well as Congress, and that’s where all the focus is now. But this is … Read more