LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) London- Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Erin Gentry has been appointed to the PR Lions jury for the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival this June in Cannes, France.
Gentry is an H+K Executive Vice President and the Global Co-Lead of Client Services. Everyday she witnesses innovative campaigns H+K Strategies creates for clients around the world. In recent years she has taken a leading role in crisis and reputation management to U.S.-based QSR Chick-fil-a. After facing a nation-wide crisis and boycott in 2012, Gentry led Chick-fil-a to major growth and international expansion in 2016. She brings unique and imaginative solutions that have proven the most impact to the client and agency.
Additionally, Gentry is accomplished in campaign leadership and media relations. Much of her work focuses on Fortune 500 companies in the areas of healthcare, investment banking, retail, and energy. Prior to joining H+K she served as a Vice President at Public Strategies Inc. (PSI), and a spokeswoman at the U.S. Treasury.
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Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is a leading international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with 87 offices in 53 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. The agency is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.