Bhargava will work at supporting, nurturing and building strong relationships for clients of Hill + Knowlton Strategies across India
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | June 20, 2016
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, a leading international communications consultancy, announced the appointment of Aseem Bhargava as Vice President, Media Relations and Crisis. Based at the Gurgaon head office, Bhargava will run a national mandate for media relations and issues. He will also look at Crisis Communications for clients.
Radhika Shapoorjee, President-India and South Asia, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, said, “Bhargava will actively work at supporting, nurturing and building strong relationships for clients of Hill + Knowlton Strategies across India. His comfort in dealing with senior-level media personnel will be an added advantage and will help establish deep links for our clients’ benefit. In addition with his knowledge and understanding of how issues and crises can affect all stakeholders and publics, he will look at actively reaching out to any business or organisation under duress and add business critical value there. He has a well-established track record of working and leading his clientele in achieving top-of-mind recall and recognition. I am delighted to welcome him in a leadership role, into the H+K Strategies family.”
Bhargava is an agency veteran with over 13 years of experience in the agency world and nearly 13 years on the corporate side. He has worked across sectors, including IT, technology and telecom, BFSI, aviation, entertainment, FMCG, retail and lifestyle. He has provided strategic communications counsel to senior clients, advice on media engagement strategies and been responsible for the development and implementation of multiple campaigns. He has spearheaded issues management, developed key message and brand positioning, media policies and crisis preparedness for various clients.