May 10, PARIS – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has appointed Aurelien Raspiengeas as Head of Corporate in France. Raspiengeas will grow the agency’s corporate strategy and reputation offering.
With a background spanning corporate and political communications, Raspiengeas has worked at leading consulting firms across the world, for brands, institutions and governments. A multi-disciplined and collaborative communications specialist, he has managed challenging communications projects, programs and campaigns for high profile individuals and complex organisations in both the public and private sectors.
Raspiengeas was most recently in charge of innovation, international accounts and new business at strategic communications agency Aequitas Global in London. He handled six-figure budgets for clients in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and specialized in corporate positioning, reputation management, and stakeholder engagement. Prior to his role in London, he worked at APCO Worldwide in the Gulf, the U.K. and the U.S. As part of the agency’s Global Solutions team, Raspiengeas oversaw international campaigns and global accounts, advised on crisis communications and issues preparedness, and managed major events such as the World Government Summit and the historic visit of Pope Francis in the Gulf in 2019. Raspiengeas also spent five years at Havas in Paris, working on political campaigns on four continents, as well as for public and private figures, firms and institutions.
Raspiengeas will report directly to the H+K France CEO, Valérie Lecasble.
About Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. H+K has over 80 offices in more than 40 markets, as well as an extensive associate network, delivering award winning campaigns to clients across all sectors and disciplines and with a focus on continued innovation for the industry. Recent innovations include Flight School +, a crisis communications training and simulation tool, Better Impact™, a new approach to citizenship and sustainability consultancy, and H+K Smarter™, a behavioral science unit. Headquartered in New York, the firm is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.