Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), has appointed Srinivas Vunnava as director of public affairs and government relations.
Working closely with Abhishek Gulyani, CEO, H+K India – Srinivas will lead the domestic public affairs and government relations practice and build on H+K’s integrated communications expertise to help clients manage potential legislative, regulatory, and public policy dynamics in India. He will focus on policy advocacy, research and enterprise sustainability service offerings.
Announcing the appointment, Abhishek Gulyani, CEO, Hill+Knowlton Strategies India, said, “We are pleased to welcome Srinivas Vunnava as our new Director of Public Affairs. Srini’s extensive experience with leading corporates as well as central and state government departments, multi-lateral and bilateral agencies, and policy think tanks adds strategic value and contributes immensely to our India growth story.”
Commenting on the new role, Srinivas Vunnava, director, Public Affairs and Government Relations, Hill+Knowlton Strategies India, said, “I am very excited to be joining H+K India at a time when India is amidst systemic transformation. Businesses, especially foreign owned entities are seeking to mitigate risk, build reputation, and accelerate growth.”
Prior to joining H+K, Srinivas was the co-founder and managing director of SAĆIT Research and Consulting and he has previously worked with several organizations including IQVIA Public Health Consulting, Deloitte Consulting, Novartis, KPMG, Piramal Swasthya and Dr. Reddy's Foundation on multiregional assignments.