Stuart Smith will join Ogilvy PR as MD of its global corporate practice on February 1, reporting to CEO Christopher Graves. Smith was most recently at Hill & Knowlton, where he served as head of the firm’s EMEA corporate practice for three years. He has also previously served as CEO of Edelman UK.

Smith will be responsible for further building Ogilvy’s corporate reputation and branding areas. At H&K, he managed the corporate practice’s IP, business development, client service, and innovation areas.