FleishmanHillard Appoints John Isaf as General Manager of Boston Office
ST. LOUIS, August 28, 2017 – FleishmanHillard (FH) today announced the hiring of John Isaf to senior vice president and senior partner, and new general manager of its Boston office.
“John is a seasoned Boston agency veteran with the right skills to lead and grow the team,” said J.J. Carter, FleishmanHillard chief operating officer and president, Americas. “John’s experience motivating teams, executing bold client programs and involvement in the community will complement the momentum of the office well.”
In his new position, Isaf will be focused on accelerating the office’s growth and overseeing client satisfaction, business development, operations and employee development. He is joining FleishmanHillard after a decade with Weber Shandwick, most recently leading the Boston office’s corporate practice. Isaf also spent 11 years at Arnold Worldwide where he led the PR agency unit. He previously worked on clients including Harvard Business School, L.L. Bean and Staples.
“I am excited to join the very talented team in Boston who do great work for iconic clients in the technology, consumer and corporate spaces. They combine traditional, digital and content strategies incredibly well,” Isaf said. “Their reputation as a team that innovates with technology and new ways of thinking to deliver what’s next is well known among clients and the FleishmanHillard network. Together we’ll continue to inspire creative ideas that deliver results for our clients.”
Isaf joins the Boston office’s veteran senior leadership team, including senior partners Seth Bloom and Randi Tanguay, who have together led the office through the general manager search. The two will continue to play key leadership roles in the office, including as client leaders of its two largest accounts.
FleishmanHillard’s Boston office provides fully integrated communications solutions across a range of disciplines, including reputation management, B2B marketing, corporate communications, financial communications, analyst relations, and creative and digital services.
FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named Agency of the Year at the 2017 North American Excellence Awards; PRWeek’s 2016 Greater China Agency of the Year; PRWeek’s 2014 Global Agency of the Year and 2014 Asia Pacific Network of the Year; and NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2017. The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and has more than 80 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at fleishmanhillard.com.
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