Hill+Knowlton Strategies Appoints Mylene Mangalindan as Senior Vice President of Media Relations

  Hill+Knowlton Strategies Appoints Mylene Mangalindan as Senior Vice
  President of Media Relations

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- October 30, 2012

Hill+Knowlton Strategies announced today the appointment of Mylene Mangalindan
as senior vice president of media relations working with the corporate and
technology practice groups. Mangalindan will be based out of the firm’s San
Francisco office and will report to Paul Turner, EVP and General Manager of
H+K San Francisco.

Mangalindan is an experienced professional with broad expertise in corporate
reputation management and brand communications. She has a strong track record
of delivering results and is highly skilled in media and influencer relations,
crisis communications, internal communications, industry analyst relations and
digital communications.

“Mylene will bring an incredible depth of media relations expertise to the
team in San Francisco,” said Turner. “She has been both a journalist and an
in-house communications professional, providing her with a unique
understanding of how to build and deliver impactful and resonant
communications programs. Her experience and visibility in the marketplace will
provide significant value to our existing clients and help to open new doors
for H+K.”

Prior to joining H+K, Mangalindan was vice president of corporate
communications at Rearden Commerce, Inc. where she managed public relations
and internal communications. In this role, she developed analyst relationships
and social media programs for the company and led the development of corporate
positioning, messaging and customer communications.

Mangalindan previously served as director of corporate communications at
Hewlett Packard where she was responsible for financial communications, crisis
management, corporate positioning, and press and media relations.

In addition, Mangalindan has deep experience writing and reporting for top
financial and business publications. She was a staff writer for The Wall
Street Journal for eight years, leading the paper’s e-commerce coverage. She
also reported for Bloomberg News covering software and internet technology.

“I am excited to join the H+K San Francisco team and to help their clients and
teams take their communications programs to a higher level,” said Mangalindan.
“Media relations continues to be a fundamental skill that only grows in
importance in an era where information is disseminated so quickly and news
cycles run around the clock. We strive to be trusted advocates for our clients
in this significant area.”

Mangalindan holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at
Berkeley and a Master’s of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.


Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc.
Allison Cohen, 212-885-0505
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