Howard Opinsky has been named EVP and GM of Hill + Knowlton Strategies in Washington D.C., starting March 1.

Opinsky was previously MD of global corporate communications at JPMorgan Chase & Company, handling public affairs related to legislative and regulatory issues and comms surrounding company performance and programs. He joined the financial company in January 2011. Prior to that, he was an EVP with Weber Shandwick’s D.C. division Powell Tate. He was there for a decade.