Hudson Sandler has appointed Rebecca Gudgeon as a board director to help develop its strategic corporate communications practice.
Gudgeon has been providing board council on all elements of strategic communications across sectors including financial services, FMCG, construction, healthcare, consumer and the public sector for the past 20 years.
She joins Hudson Sandler after 16 years with Grayling, where she has been director of corporate reputation and issues management since 2011.
Rebecca was also previously managing director of Grayling’s corporate team and has held senior PR roles at Egg, MSL Group, Ogilvy PR and the Prudential Group.
Her past clients include the Government of Kenya, seafood producer Thai Union, civil engineering firm Sir Robert McAlpine, Unilever and The Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
“Rebecca is one of London’s most experienced and respected corporate communications practitioners who, most importantly, shares our values,” said Andrew Hayes, Hudson Sandler managing partner. “We are delighted that she has decided to join us as we continue to build London’s leading specialist strategic communications franchise.”
Gudgeon added: “I am delighted to be joining the Hudson Sandler team. Their partnership is unique in combining a truly collaborative structure and culture, a fantastic blue chip client franchise and a long term partnership DNA.”