Updated: Aug 10
Jennifer Dunn, most recently with Wells Fargo, will lead H+K's US corporate affairs practice, as well as the firm's Washington office.
By: Rashida Ashley (04 APR 2022 // 10:36AM GMT)
WASHINGTON — Hill+Knowlton has appointed Jennifer Dunn executive VP and head of US corporate affairs.
Dunn, who joins from Wells Fargo, will also lead the firm’s Washington operation. She will report to global president and Americas CEO Richard Millar and join H+K’s global corporate affairs practice.
Dunn brings extensive experience in corporate and public affairs, crisis communications, social impact, ESG and sustainability, and brand management.
While at Wells Fargo, Dunn oversaw external, internal and executive communications for the bank’s public affairs section. She also served as lead corporate media spokesperson on all public affairs matters including business, reputational, legal, congressional, and regulatory news.
Before Wells Fargo, she managed global public affairs communications strategies in senior roles at Cisco and Intel. Dunn began her career in political and advocacy communications with stints in the US Senate and on several campaigns.
“Jennifer’s appointment further strengthens our already robust corporate affairs capabilities,” Millar said. “Jennifer is seasoned in navigating highly matrixed organizations, implementing complex change management initiatives, driving corporate reputation, and building teams. Combined with her deep experience of the financial services and technology sectors, as well as ESG – she will add tremendous value to our clients who continue to seek creative solutions to their complex corporate challenges.”