Hill+Knowlton strategies appoints Angela Read

PR agency Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Angela Read as account director for its health practice.   

The announcement:


Sydney, 30 April 2012 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies continues to grow its award-winning health practice with the appointment of Angela Read to account director in its Sydney office.

Angela Read joins Hill+Knowlton Strategies bringing with her almost five years ethical health experience in Australia and an additional five years consumer and lifestyle experience from the UK.

Angela will support Melissa Chlad, Health practice director, and other communications specialists on an extensive portfolio of clients and following several new business wins.

Prior to joining H+K Strategies, Read held the position of Senior Account Manager at Fleishman-Hillard’s Sydney office, where she was responsible for developing and implementing communication programs for a number of clients including Cook Medical Australia, Philips Healthcare and Millennium Pharmaceuticals.

Angela’s Australian agency background includes: Reed Weir Communications and Porter Novelli where she worked with some of the major health and pharmaceutical companies including AstraZeneca, Roche, Eli Lilly, Sanofi Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson Medical.

Angela started her PR career at L’Oreal UK Ltd in London where she worked for five years on international beauty brands. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Bournemouth University, UK.

Melissa Chlad, Health practice director said: “Angela’s ethical and consumer health experience, gained in both Sydney and London, brings a strong skill set to H+K’s fast-growing health practice. Her broad health knowledge has been gained working across the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer health and nutrition sectors. We look forward to continuing to offer our clients the highest level of expertise.”

Source: Hill+Knowlton Strategies press release



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