Hanover Communications has today announced the appointment of Nicola Donnelly as Associate Director in with the firm’s Dublin office.

Nicola joins Hanover after several successful years working as an independent communications consultant. During this time, she provided expert public relations and marketing counsel to a wide variety of international and national clients across sectors including health, pharma, clinical trials, and medical logistics.

With over 20 years of experience in the communications field, she has a proven track record in providing strategic advice on public relations, brand development, crisis and reputation management while working in a variety of in-house and agency roles. Her prior experience also includes working with the Health Service Executive Ireland, Bord Bia (Irish Food Board), and the Institute of Public Health in Ireland.

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

Lorna Jennings, MPRII said: “Nicola is a key strategic addition to the team as we build out our communications practice on the back of sustained growth. Hanover’s Dublin practice is working with clients This is a significant step forward for Hanover Dublin and Nicola is a superb hire to our award-winning team.’

Commenting on joining the team, Nicola said “I’m looking forward to contributing to the continued success of Hanover in Dublin. I believe the potential for growth and value creation is tremendous given its energetic and talented team. Now more than ever businesses and organisations need to find ways to effectively communicate with internal and external audiences while facing competitive and environmental challenges. I am proud to join Hanover in delivering insights-driven public affairs and corporate communications solutions to its impressive portfolio of clients. I welcome the opportunity to apply my experience and knowledge across healthcare, technology, financial services, sustainability, and transport sectors.”