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. 

Aurelien brings more than a decade of communications expertise in corporate and international affairs, public affairs, digital and crisis management to our team in Paris. With his proficiency in managing strategic communications, media relations and international outreach, he will be an excellent asset for our clients who look towards H+K to build their reputation.

Valérie Lecasble, H+K France CEO

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.   

H+K is known for its unmatched international presence and having worked to grow clients and strengthen their reputation globally, joining the agency seemed like the natural next step. I’m excited to work across H+K’s diverse client roster, and of course with the talented teams within the Paris office and throughout the network.

Aurelien Raspiengeas

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. 

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Sarah Brandon
Global Communications Lead
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Megan Jackson
Senior Marketing Executive
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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. 

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