BRUSSELS, 18 February, 2011 – Weber Shandwick’s Brussels office today announced the appointment of Christopher Kinsey as director, Brand Communications. Kinsey, who will head up Weber Shandwick’s Consumer Marketing practice in Brussels, joins from Gabrielle Shaw Communications in London and previously worked for Ketchum in London and New York.
Kinsey brings more than 15 years of marketing communications experience to the role. Having worked on a number of iconic lifestyle brands in the beauty, fashion, automotive, banking, retail and entertainment sectors at global PR agencies and smaller, boutique operations, he has an invaluable breadth of knowledge and experience to draw from.
In an age where consumers are engaging with brands in increasingly sophisticated ways, Kinsey is ideally positioned to provide effective team leadership, coupled with a unique and engaging point-of-view for clients whose brands require creative thinking and strategic implementation at local and international levels.
Commenting on the new appointment, Paul Baeyaert, managing director of Weber Shandwick Brussels and chairman Weber Shandwick’s EMEA Consumer Marketing practice, said: “I am delighted to have Christopher on board. His appointment reinforces the excellent creative and strategic skill base that our multi award-winning consumer team offers existing and prospective clients.”