Integrated communications and multi-award-winning veteran Claudia Gioia is joining Hill+Knowlton Strategies on April 1 as head of the firm's Latin American region. In her role as president and CEO of Latin America, reporting to Americas president and CEO Mike Coates, Gioia takes the helm of a six-market operation with an expanding roster of global and local brands.
"It's an honor to join H+K Strategies as president and CEO for Latin America. I am committed to empowering this talented team to realize its full potential and strengthen the relationship with our clients even further," Gioia said. "As we create the H+K Strategies Latin America of tomorrow, I will focus to seek integrated communications solutions for our clients with data-based solutions that navigate the current omni-channel communications ecosystem."Gioia will be taking over the role from Antonio Tamayo, who is retiring from full-time service. Tamayo has led the region for the last two years, and prior to that was head of H+K's Mexico office. "Antonio has been a loyal and valued member of our executive leadership team more than 19 years. I congratulate him on his retirement and I am very grateful for his contribution," said Jack Martin, global chairman and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies. About Hill+Knowlton Strategies Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is a leading international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with 88 offices in 51 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. The agency is part of WPP, the world's largest communications services group. For more information, please visit www.hkstrategies.com. View this release in Portuguese - http://www.hkstrategies.com/news/claudia-gioia-ira-assumir-hillknowlton-strategies-na-america-latina View this release in Spanish- http://www.hkstrategies.com/news/claudia-gioia-nombrada-presidenta-y-ceo-de-hillknowlton-strategies-para-america-latina