Ann-Nina Finne
Ann-Nina Finne

Ann-Nina Finne, who most recently led the public affairs teams at IKEA, is coming on board at Hill+Knowlton Strategies as senior VP for global public affairs.

As global public affairs leader at Ingka Group, the holding company that controls the majority of IKEA’s stores, Finne was responsible for geopolitical and financial market counsel, as well as for identifying strategic risks and crafting mitigation responses,

She previously led corporate communications and political affairs in the Nordic countries and Poland for E.ON, one of the world’s largest investor-owned electric utility service providers.

Earlier in her career, Finne held various communications and media management roles in local and regional politics, as well as spending nearly 15 years in journalism, last with International Media Support, an international NGO working to support local media in countries affected by armed conflict, human insecurity and political transition.

At H+K Strategies, she will work to bolster H+K’s integrated communications and public affairs strategic advisory offering.

“Ann-Nina brings her substantial risk management expertise and unique analytical abilities and insights to advise our clients on these critical strategies and implement solutions that change business outcomes,” said H+K Strategies global chair, public affairs Philippe Maze-Sencier.