Haggie Partners, one of the UK’s leading communications agencies in the financial services sector, today announces the appointment of Ben Abbotts, as an account director in its PR division.
Abbotts brings more than 20 years of experience in public relations and public affairs to his new role. Abbotts previously headed external communications at Canada Life while he has also held several senior roles at PR agencies, including: partner, Westbourne Communications; associate director at Lansons Communications, and account director of public affairs at FTI.
Haggie Partners’ founder, David Haggie, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Ben to our team. He brings with him experience and capabilities from both the financial and insurance sector in marketing consultancy, public affairs and stakeholder relations. Additionally, his impressive writing skills will be an asset here at Haggie Partners.”
Abbotts added: “For anyone intrigued by the global insurance sector the opportunity to work with adept and seasoned operators like Haggie Partners is an exciting one. With clients who are some of the best-regarded names in the sector, helping to build their profiles and market positions during a period of unprecedented challenge will be extremely rewarding.”