Ken Luce appointed Global COO for Hill & Knowlton
13 January, 2011
— Hill & Knowlton announced today the appointment of Ken Luce as global chief operating officer for the firm. He will report to Jack Martin, global chairman and CEO.
In his role, Ken will direct the firm’s growth strategies and best practices for client services, marketing, and human resources.
Most recently Ken was president global client management at Weber Shandwick where he developed global management programs and best practices for the firm’s multi-national clients. Ken has deep expertise in crisis, corporate reputation management, public affairs and marketing communications, helping to develop award winning global programs.
“I’m excited that Ken has joined H&K. I believe his experience will be instrumental in continuing to target client service as our number one objective,” said Jack Martin. “In his more than 20 years in the agency and corporate worlds, Ken has the proven experience of building programs and establishing tried-and-tested alternative models of consultancy that deliver the best value and results to clients.”
“I’m excited to join H&K, a firm that is known for its exceptional client service and a heritage of engaging with clients,” said Luce. “I look forward to collaborating with the teams on new and enhanced programs to continue to grow the firm’s global business, practices and sectors, always with an eye to stellar client service and results.”
Ken is an active member in many civic organizations, manages two 501(c) 3 non-profit foundations and has served as a guest lecturer for the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He also was chair of the organizing committee for the Big 12 Championship football and basketball events. Ken graduated from Southern Methodist University. Contact
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