April 7, 2020, JAKARTA – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has announced the opening of H+K Indonesia.
The new office further expands the agency’s Asia footprint with a significant presence in the world’s 16th largest economy and fourth most populous country.
H+K Indonesia will be led by CEO Marianne Admardatine, former CEO of Wunderman Thompson Indonesia. A 25-year veteran in the Indonesian communications and marketing industry, Admardatine brings extensive leadership experience in issues and crisis management, C-Suite counsel, branding, marketing and public relations. She will report to HS Chung, Asia President for H+K.
An operating company of WPP, H+K will take over Verve, the public relations unit of Wunderman Thompson, also a WPP company. By entering the market with seasoned local leadership, H+K will have a foundation in place to serve existing clients and capture more market share in the world’s fourth most populous country.
Leadership joining Admardatine from Verve to H+K will be Harry Deje, managing director and Ahmad Zaki, public affairs director.
H+K has offices in more than 40 countries worldwide, 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 brand purpose and CSR, and H+K Smarter™, a behavioral science unit.
About Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with over 80 offices in more than 40 markets, as well as an extensive associate network. The agency is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.