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Hill+Knowlton Strategies Promotes Five In Ottawa

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has seen some growth over the last few months and this week the public relations agency has promoted five of its team members in their Ottawa office.

Eric McLean ‎and Katie Olsen have both been promoted to the position of Consultant. Eric is a part of the Ottawa public and corporate affairs team and provides media relations and On The Moveresearch support for H+K’s corporate clients. Katie is a member of the public sector communications team and provides marketing and communications, social media and internal communications support for H+K’s government clients as well as supporting clients in other sectors. and works with clients in a variety of sectors including consumer, corporate, health-care, government and technology.
Ryan Kelahear ‎is H+K’s newest Account Director within the Ottawa office’s public and corporate affairs group. Ryan works on a daily basis with a number of our clients, particularly in the areas of mining and infrastructure, where he provides strategic government and stakeholder relations counsel and support.
Lastly, Leigha Cotton and Ellis Westwood have been promoted to the senior account director position. Leigha has worked on several complex files that demonstrate her expertise across several practices with a strong focus on procurement and trade. Ellis has been a member of the public engagement team since 2012 and will bring his strong background in public policy to the Ottawa office’s newly formed public and corporate affairs team.