Hudson Sandler, independent strategic communications and ESG consultancy, has appointed Michelle Anekeya as Partner, Head of East Africa.
With 16 years’ experience in integrated marketing and communications, Michelle has worked closely with clients in the public and private sector to tell their brands and businesses’ impact and success stories in East Africa.
Michelle Anekeya joins Hudson Sandler from Hill+Knowlton Strategies. She has a strong track record in the development of award-winning integrated communications campaigns; crįsis communications; digital communications; employee and executive communications; media relations; people management; stakeholder relations and advocacy.
Michelle holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of Nairobi, a Degree in Information Sciences from Moi University and serves as a Council Member at The Public Relations Society of Kenya.
Based in Nairobi, Michelle will focus on developing Hudson Sandler’s East African operations.
“Africa is a key strategic market for Hudson Sandler. We are proud to work with Africa’s leading businesses, foundations and NGOs, to tell positive stories about the contribution they are making to Africa’s sustainable economic and social development. Michelle brings a wealth of experience in corporate communications and advocacy, as well as strong leadership and business development skills, which will be instrumental in our further expansion as we continue to grow our fantastic teams across the continent,” Chris Genasi, Chairman of Hudson Sandler Africa said.
Hudson Sandler is an award-winning integrated communications consultancy that enhances and protects brands’ reputations amongst their business-critical audiences through thoughtful communications counsel and campaigns.
Some of Hudson Sandler’s Africa clients include Airtel Africa, AGRA, Afreximbank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Flutterwave, FSD Africa and The Nature Conservancy.