Brent Anderson
Brent Anderson

Gagnier Communications has hired Brent Anderson as managing director in Calgary, which is the capital of Canada’s energy sector.

Anderson has more than 20 years of corporate, brand, crisis, digital and transaction experience.

He joins the New York-based financial PR firm from Frontera Energy Co, where he was director of investor relations.

Earlier, Anderson did a 12-year run at Talisman Energy, exiting as manager of corporate communications.

Dan Gagnier said the addition of Anderson and the establishment of a presence in Calgary will position the firm to better serve the needs of current and future energy clients on a national and global basis.

Gagnier Communications earlier this year opened a Toronto outpost led by managing directors Riyaz Lalani and Louise Kozier.