SYDNEY—Hill & Knowlton has appointed Catriona Booth to the newly created role of general manager, corporate. She will manage the corporate and financial services group on a day-to-day basis and to develop and oversee the core services and key client relationships within that group.
Booth has extensive experience in corporate communications in both the U.K. and Australia, with expertise in advising board members and senior management of listed entities on a number of corporate communication issues and M&A transactions.
Booth spent 10 years in the U.K. at Brunswick Group, a leading financial and corporate communications consultancy, where she developed and implemented communication programs for clients such as Warner Bros. Entertainment; EMI Group; Regional Independent Media and Argos and advised on a number of high profile transactions.
Following her time at Brunswick she was appointed director of international communications at Warner Bros. Entertainment where she oversaw the internal and external communications for this company and acted as the company spokesperson in its international markets.
Booth previously worked as a financial journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald.