Hotwire Announces Appointments

Global PR and communications agency, Hotwire, today announced a series of promotions and new hires to support the company’s continued global expansion and growth in the US, Europe and Australia.

In Australia, Jayne Dullard, previously MD of Hotwire’s public affairs and issues management business, CPR, was named CEO of Hotwire in Australia. In her new role she will oversee Hotwire’s combined 40 strong PR, public affairs and issues management team.

Dullard has been a senior member of Hotwire’s public affairs and issues management business, CPR, since 2008 providing strategic advice to a wealth of clients including Air New Zealand, Google, Bayer and International Power Australia.

In Europe, Christophe Goudy, MD of Hotwire in France, has been named CEO for Continental Europe. In this role, he will continue to manage Hotwire in France as well as helping to support a more integrated approach to client campaigns across Continental Europe.

Christophe has been a key member of Hotwire’s team in France since 2005, during this time he has been working with a number of high profile brands such as Garmin, Nikon and Western Digital.

Separately, in the UK, director Giles Peddy has been promoted to deputy managing director, technology and corporate reporting to Alex MacLaverty, MD of the division. Giles first joined Hotwire in 2007 and has held a number of senior roles within Hotwire’s UK business over that time.

Globally, Hotwire welcomes two new members to its management team. Leslie Campisi, joins Hotwire as MD in the US. Previously, Leslie was VP and partner at Affect Strategies where she helped build up the agency over several years.

In addition, Hotwire announces the appointment of Tony Morreale as group COO for Hotwire. Tony joins Hotwire following a career spanning several senior finance and operations roles several in fast growing global technology and media companies including Gorkana, ThoughWorks and Thomson Online Benefits.

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