HOUSTON—Hill & Knowlton has named industry veteran Mike Breslin general manager of its Houston office. He will report to Gene Reineke, COO, Hill & Knowlton USA. Megan Mastal returns to full-time senior counseling and developing the firm’s energy group and continues as the U.S. head of that specialty group within H&K.
A specialist in corporate communications, media and analyst relations, and issues and crisis management, Breslin joins Hill & Knowlton from Ketchum where he served as a vice president and director of the agency’s Texas corporate practice. His client experience includes Cingular Wireless, Lucent, Nokia, Reliant Energy, and TIG Insurance.
Previously, Breslin was the director of Publicis Dialog’s business-to-business technology group in Dallas, where he directed several high-tech, telecom and other B2B accounts. He also served as director of the media strategy division at Bustin & Co.