Michael Abrahams, a 20-year veteran of WPP’s Finsbury, has joined Sard Verbinnen & Co as head of its employee and transformation communications practice.
He will work with SV&C clients on transactions, restructurings, crisis, litigation, activism and corporate reputation matters.
In addition, Abrahams will counsel clients on remote working, workplace return plans, diversity, equity and inclusion as companies address communications opportunities related to the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice issues,
As Finsbury partner, Abrahams founded and led its employee & change communications practice.
Earlier, he served as interim global communications chief for Netherlands-based Royal Ahold, parent company of Giant Food, Stop & Shop, Peapod and Albert Heijn.
Abrahams also did a seven-year stint in the communications & PA department of National Public Radio in Washington.