Leon Communications announces a new senior hire

Leon Communications announces a new senior hire

APAC financial and professional services PR and communications agency, Leon Communications, has appointed John McGuinness as Senior Consultant. In this role, he focuses on building the agency’s professional services sector practice while working with financial services clients on PR and crisis and issues management. 
 
John brings more than two decades of communications experience to the role, with his most recent role as Global Director, Media Relations and Public Affairs at global law firm, Baker McKenzie, where he also served as Asia Pacific Head of Communications. Before this, John spent seven years at Barclays Bank, holding senior communications roles in London and Singapore. 
 
Managing Director of Leon Communications, Tim Williamson, said, “John is an outstanding addition to the Leon team. He has deep financial and professional services experience in the Asia Pacific region and shares our commitment to providing thoughtful strategic counsel backed by hands-on execution for our clients.” 
 
“I have had the opportunity to work on projects with Tim Williamson over the past decade, and I greatly respect his approach to client and media management, and the growth to date of Leon, here in Singapore and across the region,” said John.

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