DUBAI—Fleishman-Hillard has appointed Annalise Coady, currently co-chair of Fleishman-Hillard’s global technology practice, as managing director for Fleishman-Hillard Middle East. She will be responsible for growing the company’s regional business.
Coady has established digital practices in London and San Francisco and says, “Our Middle East teams are increasingly asked to deliver digital strategies and tactics for both internal and external communications.” According to the Arab Media Outlook report, more than half of the region’s population is under the age of 25 and social networking is becoming the most popular online activity, and one of the top methods of communicating across the Middle East.
Coady’s career at Fleishman-Hillard has seen her manage a portfolio of leading global brands, including AT&T, Avaya, Chevron, Emerson, Huawei Technologies, Intel, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Motorola, RIM, Tata Consultancy Services and Visa. Most recently, she ran the company’s San Francisco office, following four years as a board director in London leading the EMEA technology practice.