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United States
DateMarch 8, 2024
ServiceStrategic Communications
Reading time2mins

Hill & Knowlton welcomes new senior leadership to its industry-leading Corporate Communications & Advisory team

Hill & Knowlton (H&K), Canada’s leading public relations and public affairs firm, is proud to announce the addition of Neil Parmenter as Senior Vice-President and National Lead, Corporate Communications & Advisory, to its team in Toronto. 

Neil is a transformational executive with international experience building world class communications teams. He holds a breadth of expertise across M&A, change management, government and regulatory relations, fintech and cybersecurity with great success managing complex integrations. 

“Change across the corporate landscape continues to accelerate, both on the ground and digitally," said Sheila Wisniewski, President & CEO, H&K Canada. “Neil's extensive experience will enable our clients to continue to transform — not just keep up." 

Bringing over 20 years of leadership experience as a corporate communications professional, Neil will lead H&K’s award-winning Corporate Communications & Advisory team from coast-to-coast. In his new role, Neil will aim to provide counsel to ensure our clients receive industry leading expertise and communications strategies that reach diverse audiences across Canada. 

"H&K's clients are among the biggest changemakers in Canada's corporate landscape," said Neil. "I'm thrilled to be joining the team, and to partner with H&K and its clients to continue delivering transformative strategy and results." 

Before joining H&K, Neil has held leadership roles in the financial & professional services sector with some of Canada’s top organizations such as RBC, TD, and the Canadian Bankers Association. Most recently, Neil was a Senior Advisor with Global Public Affairs where he provided clients with strategic research, counsel, government advocacy, as well as communications and issues management. 

In his new role, Neil will lead and grow H&K's award-winning Corporate Communications & Advisory team, delivering industry-leading expertise in areas including financial communications, ESG, crisis management, public affairs, and business transformation. With his diverse background and international experience, Neil will act as a true business partner to our clients, providing strategic counsel to meet their both their challenges and objectives.