As Justin Creally says goodbye, Annalise Coady has been appointed as President of High Road Communications based here in Toronto. Previously Annalise was Managing Director for Fleishman-Hillard’s Middle East office. She is also the co‑chair of Fleishman-Hillard’s global technology practice. Prior to her Middle East assignment, Coady ran the company’s San Francisco office, following four years as a board director in London leading the EMEA technology practice.
Since joining Fleishman-Hillard in 2004, Coady has provided strategic counsel on global and Pan-EMEA campaigns involving brand positioning, media and analyst engagement, and crisis management to the senior executives of leading global brands including AT&T, Avaya, Chevron, Emerson, Huawei, Motorola, TATA Consultancy Services and Visa.
Before working with Fleishman-Hillard, Coady worked in a variety of roles in the client and agency environments including at Microsoft and Vignette, as well as agencies Brands2Life, Weber Shandwick, and Golin Harris. Coady is an engineer by training who made a successful transition to the technology communications industry.