Speed Communications’ former managing partner, Nasima Hussain, has joined sport, fitness, wellbeing and tech specialist Promote PR as managing partner.
Hussain has more than 20 years’ experience in PR and comms across sectors including health and wellbeing, beauty, entertainment and FMCG.
With previous senior roles at agencies including Bray Leino, Grayling and The Communications Store, as well as Speed Communications, Hussain has led integrated campaigns for global brands such as Samsung, P&G, Marks & Spencer and Heinz.
In her new role at Promote PR, Hussain will be responsible for the future strategic direction of the agency, which has experienced significant growth in recent months following new client wins, including Polar and British Rowing.
She will report to Promote PR’s founder, Sue Anstiss.
Anstiss said: “I am so excited to welcome Nasima to the team. This is an incredibly key new role for the agency as we look to the future. The space of active health and wellbeing is becoming ever more competitive, but our experience and insight in this space is second to none, and puts us in a strong position for future growth.
“Nasima’s focus will be to support the development of our exceptional team and enhance the range of services we offer our clients so we maintain our position as the destination agency for brands and organisations in the industry.”
Hussain added: “Promote has exceptional heritage in sport and fitness, and I am delighted to be joining the agency. It’s a great team and their ethos of helping people to take responsibility for their own wellbeing and be more active is very empowering. I am looking forward to helping Sue capitalise on her extensive knowledge, experience and connections to drive the business forward.”