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Montieth & Company hires Cameron Penny as new Director to lead EMEA 

by | Aug 21, 2020

Montieth & Company (M&Co), a global specialist communications consultancy, announced the appointment of Cameron Penny as a Director in its London office, overseeing the firm’s operations in EMEA. Cameron’s addition comes at a time of sustained global growth for the company, and he will play a critical role in liaising with the Hong Kong and New York offices on the continued expansion of its cross-border business. He will also join M&Co’s Global Management Team.

“We’re delighted to welcome Cameron to our integrated global team,” said Montieth M. Illingworth, CEO and Global Managing Partner of Montieth & Company. “Cameron’s expertise in leading PR teams and working with enterprise organizations will expand our foothold in EMEA, maximizing the impact of our global PR model for clients in that region.”

Cameron is specialized in advising financial services firms in retail and wholesale markets, in addition to U.K. regulators. Prior to joining Montieth & Company, Cameron was a Director at Peregrine Communications, where he led an agency team and developed a roster of clients, including Willis Towers Watson, CA Ventures and the State Bank of India. Previously, he also managed communications and engagement initiatives at the Bank of England, and was Head of Financial Services at Hanover Communications. He also has expertise in public affairs, corporate communications and government relations.

Adds Montieth: “Over 70% of our business is cross-border; the vast majority are communications programs in no fewer than three global media markets. The Covid-19 pandemic has created even more demand for our flexible, integrated, budget-efficient global model. We need to rely on remote work, effective communication, focused time management and adaptability more than ever. Cameron’s depth of experience leading agency teams and cultivating key stakeholder relationships will help our teams generate value for our clients and empower our clients navigate key challenges.”

Cameron added: “This year continues to be one of significant change and challenge for people and businesses globally. It has also shown the need for collaborative and high-quality communication. In M&Co I believe we have an agency that can meet fast-changing client needs and do so in multi-national markets.”

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