Bell Pottinger appoints MD of financial and corporate practice

Victoria Geoghegan has been appointed managing director of Bell Pottinger’s financial and corporate practice, with effect 1 January 2017.

victoria-geoghegan-1

Victoria Geoghegan

Geoghegan has been with Bell Pottinger for 11 years, most recently in the role of partner and director. She will report to, and work closely with, financial and corporate (F&C) chairman John Sunnucks.

Sunnucks said: “With her close client relationships, professional handling of complex issues and strong leadership skills, Victoria is absolutely the right person to be F&C managing director. I have now worked with her for three years, admire what she has achieved and warmly welcome her to her new leadership role. ”

Geoghegan added: “Bell Pottinger is at an exciting stage in its history and I am delighted to take on this challenge, working with my colleagues both in F&C and across the group to bring Bell Pottinger’s specialist skills and advice to our clients”.

James Henderson, group CEO at Bell Pottinger, said: “Following the appointment of Mark Smith as chairman, we have taken a close look at our strategy and reaffirmed our confidence in the strength and relevance of our broad, integrated client offer. Victoria’s energy, commitment and broad range of skills embody what we want as we reset and look to our next phase of growth.

Related Posts
PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (13-17 November)
Here’s our round-up of essential PR news stories and features from the past week, including the winners of the PRCA West Midlands PRide awards, account wins for Hills Balfour [...]
Laureus World Sports Awards appoint Clifford French
Clifford French to promote 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards
Laureus World Sports Awards has appointed Clifford French to implement a UK comms and influencer strategy to promote its 2018 ceremony in Monaco. Following a competitive [...]
British Wordworking Federation appoints Speed Communications
Speed to promote British Woodworking Federation
Woodworking and joinery trade association the British Woodworking Federation has appointed Speed Communications as its retained PR and comms agency. The agency will deliver a [...]
Remarkable Group appoints Steve Summers
Steve Summers joins Remarkable Group as director
Public affairs and property comms specialist Remarkable Group has appointed Steve Summers as a director. He will play a major role in growing the agency’s client list across [...]
Copyright © 2017 Gorkana