Employera, a management consulting firm that works to help brands attract, select and keep the right people, has brought on Kim Clark as partner and head of its internal communications practice. A well-known conference speaker, Clark also runs custom workshops and consults with companies on intranets/digital workplaces and employee storytelling. She has also led internal communications and cultural communications at KLA, PayPal, NetApp, GoDaddy and GitHub, innovating across a variety of mediums and platforms to engage employees and facilitate transparency and trust in organizations. “Kim Clark’s foundations as a storyteller and documentary filmmaker, her long-time advocacy for diversity and inclusion, and her experience leading and innovating in internal communications at companies ranging from large enterprises to hot startups are a rare combination,” said Employera managing partner Andy Getsey.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named Nick Clark managing director of its financial + professional services sector in the UK. Clark comes to H+K from Four Communications, where he led teams across corporate and consumer. He was previously managing director at Consolidated PR, and steered its acquisition by Four Communications in 2014. At H+K, Clark will lead the FPS team in the firm’s London office, providing strategic communications counsel to clients. H+K London CEO Simon Whitehead said that Clark “brings deep sector expertise at a crucial moment for the development of our Financial + Professional Services team and for clients across the sector in the UK and internationally.”
Mower has promoted Ryan Garland to senior director, digital media and Patrick Lewis to senior director, media services. Garland has been with Mower for 21 years, working in a wide variety of vertical segments, In his new position, he will be responsible for incorporating digital media technologies and digital best practices across the department. Lewis has been at the agency since 2011, previously serving as media director. He will now lead and supervise the agency’s media department across all offices, with responsibilities that include overseeing media standards and practices, tools and processes, workload balancing/account assignments, media’s support of new business and departmental communications. Mower has also hired Jim Campbell, who comes to the agency from The Fort Group, as media supervisor for the National Grid account.