London, 2nd April 2015 – Aspectus, the global communications agency serving the energy, financial services, technology and engineering sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Smalley as the new Head of Energy.
Joanne has more than 13 years’ PR, marketing and communications experience, ten of which were spent at household names within the energy sector, including British Gas, EDF Energy and E.ON. She also headed up the communications function at ELEXON, the UK’s balancing and settlement body. Joanne’s track record covers energy regulation, metering, smart grid, retail, generation and trading, as well as balancing and settlement, giving her a comprehensive overview of the sector, along with a real passion about what the future will bring.
Joanne said: “With political pressure, regulatory changes and a constant flow of new technology into the market, there has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the global energy industry. Aspectus is cementing its position as a leader in the delivery of integrated strategic communications for the sector, and I am delighted to be joining the team at a time when PR is playing an increasingly important role across the industry.”
Aspectus is one of the fastest growing global communications agencies. Alongside Joanne’s appointment, the agency is also set to announce further strategic hires and new offices to support its expanding client base and drive its growth through 2015 and beyond.
Joanne succeeds Kate Garratt, who leaves the company after seven years, and will be responsible for driving the continued growth of the energy practice.
Alastair Turner, Global Group Director at Aspectus PR, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Joanne as the new Head of Energy. Joanne brings a wealth of sector knowledge and experience and I’m really excited about what the future holds for the team. With recent client wins, including Archer, ENCS, KIC InnoEnergy and OpenLink, I am confident that the energy practice will continue to go from strength to strength under Joanne’s leadership.”
About Aspectus PR Aspectus PR is a global communications and PR agency focusing on Financial Services, Energy, Engineering and B2B Technology and Events. As an integrated mainstream and digital communications agency, Aspectus PR provides targeted, intelligent, strategic and creative media campaigns that push all the right buttons with all the right people. For more information please go to: http://www.aspectusgroup.com
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