Buchanan has appointed Alex Brown as partner to build on its financial services offering.
Brown joins from Weber Shandwick, where he was previously a director, and has 20 years’ experience in advising financial services companies on strategic comms. His previous clients have included HSBC, Lloyd’s of London, Nasdaq, Barclays Wealth and The European Banking Authority.
Bobby Morse, senior partner at Buchanan, said: “The strengthening of our corporate communications offering through the appointment of Alex is a significant step for Buchanan in building upon our broad offering in the financial services sector.”
He added: “With the appointment of Alex, Buchanan is consolidating its role as a leading consultancy in the financial services sector with investor and analyst relations, a market-leading B2C offering through Quill, and a fast developing B2B service.”
Morse concluded: “His knowledge of the sector, and the contacts he has built during his prolific career, provide Buchanan with an excellent springboard to growing our presence in this highly sophisticated and fast growing industry. We are delighted to welcome him to the Buchanan and WPP team.”