14 December 2016
Sabine Post-de Jong joins the board of directors of Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Sabine Post-De Jong (41) will join the Board of Directors of communications consultancy Hill+Knowlton Strategies from January 1, 2017. Sabine has been working at Hill+Knowlton Strategies since 2011, where she leads the consulting activities in the field of M&A and Financial communications. In her new position, she will also be responsible for the Business Development of Hill+Knowlton in the Netherlands.
“Sabine has proven to be an excellent boardroom advisor, with an analytical view of the strategic business challenges of our clients. Sabine’s expertise in this area, combined with her broad experience in the Dutch business community, make her uniquely positioned to advice on the most complicated communication issues of our clients. In a time when organizations are faced with substantial and rapid changes and a volatile stakeholder landscape, her profound understanding of related communication issues is of great added value”, says Frédérique Demenint-van der Ven, CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies in the Netherlands.
With the addition of Sabine to the management team Hill+Knowlton anchors its service in this area at the highest level of the organization which further increases the agency’s capability to expand Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ position as trusted advisor for the most challenging communication issues.
Led by Sabine, the team of M&A communication experts has been involved in a great number of important transactions in the past years, among which the IPO of Takeaway.com, the acquisition of Koninklijke Ten Cate by Gilde Buy-Out Partners, the acquisition of Fokker Technologies by GKN, the merger between Ahold and Delhaize and the combination of D.E. Master Blenders and Mondelēz.
Aside from her management responsibilities Sabine will remain active as advisor to Boards of Directors and Supervisory Boards at the most critical times.
From January 1, the full Board of Directors of the agency will comprise of Frédérique Demenint-van der Ven (CEO), Jack de Vries (Board Director, practice lead Public Affairs), Sabine Post - de Jong (Board Director, practice lead M&A and Financial) and Jenny Grevenstuk (Finance Director).