A new world order – Are you cyber-ready?

by H+K Canada

May 25, 2015

A new world order – Are you cyber-ready?

On May 21, our intelligence expert Ray Boisvert presented the keynote address at ARC Group’s annual seminar in Toronto, discussing new era risks and realities of cyber threats today. Ray is a former national security insider and well-respected thought-leader in the Canadian security space, helping businesses understand and manage risk-mitigation strategies and solutions. His expertise … Read more

H+K welcomes Mary Fraser

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K)—the country’s No. 1-rated public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to announce that Mary Fraser is joining its corporate communications practice as vice-president, effective immediately. “Mary’s proven track record working with media and developing communications initiatives for high-profile, dynamic brands and organizations with meaningful business impact is a perfect fit for … Read more

H+K strengthens senior roster and adds national deputy practice leadership to its corporate and crisis teams

Hill+Knowlton Canada (H+K), the top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm in Canada, is pleased to announce two new senior leaders in its corporate practice. Effective immediately, Jason MacDonald and Susan Schutta join as vice-presidents in the firm’s Ottawa and Toronto offices, respectively. “Corporate communications work is one of H+K Canada’s cornerstones. We are delighted … Read more

Every promise comes from the heart

Start with a newly minted partnership, add an iconic family and blend in an incredible secret that needed to be kept from a huge swath of stakeholders for more than a year, and what do you have? It is the recipe for one of Canada’s most important philanthropic announcements ever made. Hill+Knowlton’s heart-felt promise to … Read more

Corporate catching up in the social sweepstakes

With the exception of risk and crisis management, corporate communications has been the laggard cousin in using the social web as a strategy. Marketers were quicker to recognize social’s worth in touting products and services. But the branch of communications that is “dedicated to the dissemination of information to key constituencies, the execution of corporate … Read more

Pre-crisis and post-crisis communications – vitamin vs. prescription

Every organization, whether in the private or public sector, will one day face a crisis. The nature and severity of the crisis may vary—from a product recall to layoffs to a cyber-attack—and the crisis might be limited and specific, or it could be catastrophic and put the health of the entire organization at risk. As … Read more

Hyder talks PR – challenges, inspiration and the future

Goldy Hyder recently spoke with Marketing Magazine about the Canadian PR industry—what’s changed, what’s inspiring and what’s yet to come. In this Portraits in PR feature, Goldy shares his thoughts on challenges the industry faces and how he helps steer H+K ahead of the curve. This article was originally published on Marketing Magazine’s website on December 16, … Read more

New research reveals opportunities for CSR communication

NEW YORK – In the digital age, corporate communications can no longer occur in silos. A company’s marketing messages must match up with its reputational goals, and the behaviour of the company is scrutinized through the lens of what it promises versus how it performs. At Hill+Knowlton Strategies, we call this alignment of promise and performance … Read more

H+K Canada strengthens Montreal office with new GM

Dimitri Gourdin appointed senior vice-president and general manager, Montreal. Montreal (October 20, 2014) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K)—Canada’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to welcome Dimitri Gourdin as senior vice-president and general manager of its Montreal office. “Throughout his international career, Dimitri has demonstrated strong business leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit. On top … Read more

Renowned First Nations leader joins Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Kim Baird appointed senior adviser in Vancouver VANCOUVER (August 18, 2014) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K)—Canada’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm—is pleased to welcome renowned First Nations leader, Kim Baird as a senior adviser in its Vancouver office. Kim’s unique experience, as well her ongoing work with First Nations, industry and government, will be … Read more