Prosek Partners Expands UK Leadership Team with Appointment of Jonathan Hodgkinson as Managing Director

Jonathan HodgkinsonLONDON – September 25, 2017 – Prosek Partners, a leading independent public relations and financial communications firm, has appointed Jonathan Hodgkinson as Managing Director, based in London.  He joins from Bell Pottinger, where he most recently held the position of Associate Partner in the firm’s Financial & Corporate practice.  Prior to Bell Pottinger, Hodgkinson spent nearly 10 years at Nomura where he served as Head of External and Internal Communications, Branding & Marketing for Nomura in the Americas, and Global Head of Communications for Instinet (a Nomura Group company). 

“Prosek’s ability to seamlessly serve financial and B2B clients on both sides of the pond is a key driver behind the agency’s growth over the past several years,” said Jennifer Prosek, Managing Partner.  “As a former long-term client at Nomura, Jonathan is someone we know well and have admired and respected for years.  We are delighted he has chosen to join our team, led by Andrew Waterworth, Head of the London office, and to help us continue to build our brand and business in the UK market.”

While at Nomura, Jonathan was responsible for leading communications in support of a broad range of M&A and capital markets activities, and managed communications for business divisions across the enterprise including Asset Management, Investment Banking, Equities and Fixed Income, among others.

“With any communications agency, it is the people that make all the difference,” said Hodgkinson.  “I have experienced firsthand the quality and talent that Prosek attracts, and have long been impressed by the passion, creativity and dedication that its people bring to each client engagement.  I look forward to joining a winning team and to becoming part of the company’s bright future.”

With more than 15 years of relevant experience, Hodgkinson specializes in corporate and financial communications, crisis and issues management, executive counsel, employee communications and engagement, corporate positioning and reputation protection, developing and executing proactive communications campaigns, and building and managing 24/7 press office operations. 

About Prosek Partners
Prosek Partners is among the largest independent public relations firms in the U.S. and one of the few domestic, mid-size firms that offers global capabilities through its London office and international network. Specializing in providing a full range of communications solutions to financial and professional services companies, the firm delivers an unexpected level of passion, creativity and marketing savvy. Prosek Partners’ “Unboxed Communications” approach brings breakthrough ideas to every client engagement. Services include digital and traditional media relations, financial communications, investor relations, transaction services, crisis communications and issues management, digital marketing, design and creative services, content creation, publishing, media training and branded entertainment. The firm has been named an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company for the ninth consecutive year, a “Top Place to Work in PR” by PR News, A New York Observer Power PR firm, and a Holmes Report Agency of the Year. Prosek Partners is a certified Woman-Owned Business. For more information about Prosek Partners visit www.prosek.com or follow the agency on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prosekpr

Contacts: 

Andrew Waterworth
awaterworth@prosek.com
+44 20 3878 8564

Janelle Joseph
jjoseph@prosek.com
212.279.3115 ext. 119