Hill+Knowlton Strategies today announced it has tapped Andy Weitz as president and CEO of its U.S. operations.
H+K Strategies also congratulates Dan Bartlett, who is stepping down as the firm’s U.S. president and CEO, on his appointment as EVP of corporate affairs at Wal-Mart.
Weitz is a five-year veteran of H+K Strategies and most recently served as EVP and global co-chair of its Corporate Advisory Practice.
“It is an honor to have been asked to step in and lead a critical region of the H+K network,” Weitz said.
The firm is also announcing that Danner Bethel will become chief operating officer of the U.S. Bethel has been with H+K Strategies for nine years and was previously an EVP, assisting with U.S. operations.
“I am thrilled that Andy has agreed to step into the role as president and CEO of the U.S. and that Danner will work by his side as COO,” said Jack Martin, global chairman and CEO of 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 90 offices in 52 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. The agency is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.