FleishmanHillard Hires Rafi Khan to Lead New Delhi Office
ST. LOUIS, August 21, 2018 – FleishmanHillard today announced the hire of Rafi Khan as senior vice president and general manager of its New Delhi office, building on the agency’s strong performance during the past year.
“We’ve had an exceptional 2018 in India with growth in clients, award winning work and new people joining us to support our existing teams,” said Yusuf Hatia, managing director of FleishmanHillard in India. “Delhi NCR offers great capacity to accelerate our growth, and Rafi’s addition to our team there will help us to capitalize on the opportunities we are already seeing in the capital city. He is exactly the kind of professional we need – with his deep knowledge of the creative industries, business acumen and network in Delhi – and I’m glad that he’s joining us at a time when the number of opportunities are coming in thick and fast!”
Khan has more than 20 years of experience across sectors and industries and is highly regarded by clients and former colleagues alike. He previously served as executive vice president, Weber Shandwick India and before that was CEO of Cohn & Wolfe India. Khan has worked with companies including Etisalat, American Express, Yahoo, TripAdvisor, Hilton Worldwide, Lufthansa Airlines, Sensodyne, Xerox, and The Oberoi Group, and has both in-house and agency experience across India.
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; 2017 ICCO Network of the Year for the Americas and EMEA; PRWeek’s Best Places to Work 2017; PR News’ Best Places to Work in PR 2016-2017; Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality for 2018; PR Awards Asia 2017 Greater China Agency of the Year; and NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2018. 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.
About Omnicom Public Relations Group
Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.
Read more about Rafi Khan’s appointment to FleishmanHillard in Campaign India.