Communications consultancy Hawthorn has appointed Daniel Rolle and Jen Stebbing as associate directors. They will advise clients across the technology and professional services sectors.
Stebbing joins Hawthorn from Evening Standard and Independent publishing group, ESI Media, where she was head of video. She has also worked in senior broadcast roles at London Live and Sky News, and in communications roles in the press office at Westminster Abbey and for the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
Rolle joins Hawthorn from Burson-Marsteller. A corporate and political communications specialist, he has worked with a range of government and political clients, with a particular focus on public engagement and election campaigns in Africa and the Middle East. He began his career at MHP Communications.
John Evans, managing partner at Hawthorn, said: “Our focus continues to be on finding people with experience from a variety of backgrounds, as well as those that have excelled in the corporate communications industry. It is by building a team with people such as Jen and Daniel that we will keep our business growing and fulfilling our clients’ needs.”
Rolle added: “I am delighted to join Hawthorn Advisors at this important moment in the firm’s development and look forward to contributing to its growth over the coming years. The communications industry is seeing a shift from the traditional large agency players to more nimble and innovative consultancies that are able to scale quickly and intelligently to solve problems on behalf of clients. The quality of talent and diversity of expertise that Hawthorn has at its disposal puts us at the forefront of that dynamic.”