MHP Communications (MHP), part of the Engine Group, has opened a new Singapore office to meet growing client needs in Southeast Asia. The office will be led by Kelly Johnston (pictured) who joins MHP as general manager for Singapore. She will report to Emma Smith, chief executive of MHP Asia Pacific.
Prior to MHP, Johnston held senior roles with consultancies BBS in Singapore, and PPR in Sydney, advising leading brands in the food and beverage, agriculture, energy, property, finance, travel, and environmental sectors. She has also worked in-house with Emirates Airline and Lion Beer, Spirits & Wine in Australia.
The UK-based strategic and creative communications consultancy specialises in corporate affairs, brand, financial, technology, and health, and has 150 consultants based across Europe and Asia Pacific.
“We’re excited to expand our global network to Southeast Asia. The deep strategic advisory experience of our Asia Pacific team combined with the creative resources of the MHP and Engine networks, gives us a unique position in the market,” Alex Bigg, CEO of MHP Communications, said.