Publicis Resolute Expands Depth and Breadth of Team with New Government Affairs Offering and Senior Hires
Nick Hoile appointed to drive Government Affairs function, whilst Jake Davis strengthens the agency’s senior PR team
Following a year of unprecedented growth, Publicis Resolute has appointed Nick Hoile as the agency’s first Director of Government Affairs to support the company’s continued evolution and respond to client demand.
The agency’s rapid expansion and keen eye on industry trends has necessitated a period of quick-fire headcount growth and expertise diversification in order to meet booming demand. Nick Hoile has been head-hunted for the newly created role of Director, Government Affairs, joining from MHP Communications, and will be focusing on Global and European policy and politics.
“When medicine advances, healthcare systems need to adapt,” comments Nick, “but without input from expert stakeholders, policymakers can be too slow to recognise the need for change – and the opportunities to realise the benefits of scientific breakthroughs. I am looking forward to working with Publicis Resolute, and across the Publicis Health network, to build a government affairs practice that is grounded in a strong understanding of policy and politics, informed by deep scientific insight, and powered by award-winning creativity.”
Meanwhile, in a sector where recruitment is challenging, Publicis Resolute continues to secure the brightest talent with the additional appointment of Jake Davis as Director. Jake has 15 years’ experience working on global, European and UK communications accounts, and will be leading established and new accounts at Publicis Resolute. He has previously worked at Havas Just::, Cohn & Wolfe and Edelman. He will report into Ann Hughes, PR Business Unit Director.
Publicis Resolute is a global healthcare communications consulting firm, and one of the top-tier agencies that form Publicis Health – the largest health-orientated agency network in the world. The Baker Street-based business is home to the seriously imaginative – a team of passionate professionals that are set up to avoid the ordinary. They bring real creative flair to medical education, and true scientific rigour to public relations. Testament to this, they were the first ever healthcare specialist agency to win the coveted PR Week Consultancy of the Year, have won PharmaTimes International Communications Team of the Year for the last three years, and are finalists in the 2019 PR Week Best Places to Work awards.
Commenting on both arrivals, Victoria Wright, Managing Director, Publicis Resolute, Publicis LifeBrands and Real Science Communications, said: “At Publicis Resolute, we’re all about the people. As soon as I met Nick and Jake, I knew they both had that Resolute spark. An ability to think differently and see another point of view, all the while infusing creativity – these essential ingredients create change for better health and are qualities upon which we pride ourselves. Publicis Resolute is the partner agency that builds instinctively better brands for its clients – Nick and Jake are the perfect duo to help us expand our offering and take the agency to the next level.”
About Publicis Resolute
No client in the world has ever said, “give me the same as the other guys please”. Thinking differently, seeing another point of view, imagining the alternative are the essential ingredients to invention, innovation, and ideas that create change for better health.
Publicis Resolute is passionate about original thinking, and is set up to avoid the ordinary: serious when others are fluffy, creative when others are typical, indispensable when others are extra, imaginative when others are ordinary. Publicis Resolute makes your business their business. They predict the unpredictable and imagine the unimaginable so as to change the seemingly unchangeable.
For more information, please contact
Liz Baldwin, PR & Marketing Director
Publicis Resolute, Publicis LifeBrands, Real Science Communications
Telephone: +44 (0) 020 7421 1771