MHP Communications has announced the appointment of Mark Herbert as a Managing Director, working across MHP’s Corporate Reputation and Financial & Investor Communications practices.
Mark was formerly a Director of Bell Pottinger Financial (working for clients including Axa, British Nuclear Fuels, 888.com and BAE systems) and before that was Director of Communications for FTSE 100 aerospace and automotive company TI Group. He has also advised on a number of geo-political projects, including advising former South African President FW De Klerk’s Global Leadership Foundation, and Mikhail Gorbachev’s international charity, Green Cross.
Mark Herbert is going to work closely with MHP’s Head of Corporate Reputation, Paul Baverstock, on the company’s increasing range of international governmental and multi-national corporate narrative and reputation briefs. He will also work closely with MHP Head of Financial & Investor Communications, Andrew Jaques, on city and investor targeted PR for clients, including MHP’s increasing M&A and flotation focused client base.
Announcing the appointment, MHP Communications CEO Sacha Deshmukh said:
“Mark is one example of the talent we are recruiting into MHP to drive forward our growth, in particular in global corporate and complex investor and M&A situations. He is also a brilliant strategic thinker.”
Paul Baverstock added:
“I’m delighted that Mark is joining MHP. As well as being an old friend and colleague he is a tremendous addition to MHP’s Corporate Reputation offer. He is hugely experienced at handling reputation issues in which business, markets and regulation collide and attract and excite media and public attention and controversy. Our clients will benefit from his skill and our team from his experience.”
Andrew Jacques said:
“Mark Herbert is a well respected and senior practitioner with a proven track record for delivering excellent advice to clients. I am thrilled to welcome him to the MHP team and I believe that he will make a terrific contribution to the growth of our business.”