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Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is a global public relations and integrated communications agency.
About Hill+Knowlton Strategies Guatemala

Hill + Knowlton Strategies Guatemala was established in Guatemala City in 1999, as one of the first Global Public Relations agencies in the largest economy of Central America. From Guatemala City, H+K Strategies provides strategic communication services in the region, available to key multinational corporations, local and regional companies; as well as to private, public and multilateral institutions. We consider ourselves the more local of the global agencies.

Top clients include Chiquita Brands, PepsiCo, Nestlé, AVON, Henkel, BCIE, Shell, Bupa, Intrexon and Kimberly-Clark.


  • Marketing and Corporate Communications
  • Corporate events coordination
  • Public Affairs
  • Communications Consultancy
  • Crisis preparedness and management
  • Reputation Development programs
  • Communications training
  • Public opinion and perceptions studies
  • Stakeholder and Government Relations


H+K Guatemala is equipped with a small but senior and diverse team of professionals that ranges from marketers to journalists. Our customer-centric organization is devoted to results and satisfaction with over 75 years of combined experience in the main areas of the communications field.

Fernando Bolaños, Managing Director
Fernando has +25 years of experience in Marketing, Sales and C-Suite Consultancy. Energy, Food & Beverage, CPG, Healthcare and Economic Development.

Daniel Silva, Client Services Director
Over 15 Years of experience in Journalism, Consultancy and Management. Energy, Industry, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical and Technology.

Areas of expertise/ specialties/ special offerings
Our agency is a full-service Public Relations services, capable of developing integrated communications campaigns across sectors and services. We excel at strategic communications, crisis management, training and stakeholder relations.

 Awards & Recognitions

Effie Awards
Gold Effie, Institutional Category, Thieves Vs. Delivery, Jovenes Contra La Violencia / Ogilvy
Silver Effie, Launches Category, Jugozo al Sarten, Malher (Nestle) / Ogilvy

WPP Partnership in Practice Award, Special mention, Scare Crooks, Jovenes Contra la Violencia

 Contact Info:
Fernando Bolanos
+502 4211 4496
+305 249 1818

About Hill+Knowlton Strategies

We help brands and the public communicate.

The communications landscape has changed. Change creates new challenges and opportunities. Our agency has changed and continues to do so; we are always in beta.

We are structured around three services: Consulting, Creating, and Connecting. Our cutting-edge proprietary products ensure that we have our fingers on the pulse of public sentiment, both locally and around the globe.

Introducing the Fifth Seat

The continuous evolution of the public is our greatest challenge and opportunity.

Today’s audiences are more demanding than ever. They are smarter, they are more inter-connected, and they expect more from brands and organizations.

They don’t simply want to know what you do. They want to know what you stand for, and they are exceptionally attuned to quick shifts in brand reputation.

Organizations need to communicate and connect with them in new ways.

At H+K, we understand and keep up with the perpetual motion of today’s global public. We reflect the voice of the public, at every intersection, especially when an important decision is at hand. Board level. Brand level. Reputation level. We help our clients communicate not just what they do, but what they stand for.

Our approach is rooted in your purpose and behavioral science. It focuses on creating engaging content that will connect with the audience across owned, earned, shared, and paid channels. Everything we do is underpinned by data and insights and brought to life by our exceptional talent.

Client “hive” teams

We bring the best teams together, regardless of geographical location. They are inspired to deliver great work, empowered by a shared approach, enabled by technology. We bring a wealth of specialist expertise to the table, including former journalists, awarded scriptwriters, public policy advisors, directors, animators, and behavioral and data scientists.

A global citizen

With over 85 offices in more than 45 countries, our teams collaborate across time zones, languages, and cultures to help clients make informed decisions and craft compelling campaigns in today’s measurable world.

New talent at our table

We bring a wealth of specialist expertise to the table, including former journalists, awarded scriptwriters, public policy advisors, directors, animators, and behavioral and data scientists. We are constantly adding fresh talent and looking for ways to hire differently.

A trusted partner

H+K has been in this business for nearly 90 years, and our world-class teams of trusted advisors and creative experts have a wealth of experience in helping clients strengthen brands, reputations, and bottom lines. We work with over 50 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies and some of the world’s most transformative social enterprises and technology companies in both established and emerging markets. Our relationship with WPP — one of the world’s largest communications groups — gives us an unmatched worldwide presence.

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