San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2007
Bonfire Communications announced that Adam Smith has joined the company as Director of Operations in the San Francisco office. In this role, Smith will be responsible for overseeing Bonfire's portfolio of client engagements and scaling the company's internal teams and processes to support Bonfire's continued growth and expansion. Smith also joins the company's executive committee.
Before joining Bonfire, Smith spent four years as the U.S. Practice Director for Hill and Knowlton's online communications practice, where he helped launch the company's expanded online communication offering. His clients included major technology, healthcare and consumer good companies. Smith was also a member of Hill and Knowlton's U.S. executive management team.
Gordon Rudow, CEO of Bonfire Communications, hailed Smith's arrival saying, "We are thrilled to welcome Adam to our team. His dedication and experience in the worlds of finance, public relations and internal communications will provide our company and clients with another level of executive expertise."
Rudow added, "Our clients look to Bonfire for this very kind of proven skill and experience when creating world-class communications campaigns. Adam will be a sought-after partner for any organization looking to connect with its employees."
Prior to his tenure with Hill and Knowlton, Smith spent 10 years in the management consulting and commercial banking industries with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Bank One Corporation.
Smith shared, "I am very excited at the timing of this opportunity. As evidenced by its recent growth, Bonfire has successfully positioned itself in a highly sought-after market space. More and more executives are looking for internal communications expertise at the critical intersection of brand, employee engagement and strategy implementation. I am thrilled with the reception of Bonfire's work in proving its thought leadership in this evolving field."
Bonfire Communications is an award-winning internal communications agency and thought leader in employee engagement and strategic communications. For more than a decade, the agency has helped clients craft and implement some of the most interactive and effective employee communication campaigns in the business. Bonfire's client roster includes Gap Inc., McKesson, Starbucks, Harrah's Entertainment and Genentech. Find more information about Bonfire at: http://www.bonfirecommunications.com