Hanover Communications has announced the appointment of Keith Hoare as Associate Director with the firm’s Dublin office.

Keith joins Hanover from Vulcan Consulting, a public affairs consultancy, where he served as Account Director for the company’s top-tier multinational clients across a range of sectors. He has a proven track record in stakeholder relations with over 10 years of experience as a strategic thought partner to clients in the healthcare, transport, financial services, technology and renewable energy sectors. His prior experience also includes working with then MEP Mairead McGuinness in the European Parliament in Brussels, with the Leader of the Irish Senate and a host of community and voluntary organisations.

Keith will join Hanover Dublin’s public affairs practice, providing counsel and strategic advice to its growing portfolio of blue-chip clients working closely with Managing Director Lorna Jennings and the broader Hanover team.

Lorna Jennings, MPRII said: “This is a significant hire for Hanover Dublin. Now in its fifth year in business, Hanover Dublin has seen substantial growth since its inception in 2016. The role of communicators has never been more important, and Keith will be an invaluable asset to our clients, helping them to build resilience, navigate uncertainty and thrive in this ever-changing environment. We’re very pleased to welcome Keith to our award-winning team.”

Speaking of the role and joining the team at Hanover, Keith said: I am very excited to join Hanover’s growing public affairs and corporate communications practice in Ireland. At a time where there are so many opportunities for companies to engage with public stakeholders, Hanover’s unique and innovative approach to solving complex problems is a huge asset to its impressive collection of cross-sectoral clients. I am looking forward to contributing to Hanover’s continued growth in Ireland, particularly in the areas of healthcare, transport, sustainability and financial services.”