UK Firm Hudson Sandler Appoints Michelle Anekeya to Head East Africa Operations

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Strategic communications consultancy firm Hudson Sandler has appointed Michelle Anekeya as Partner, Head of East Africa.

Prior to her appointment, Anekeya was based at Hill+Knowlton Strategies where she worked for over a decade serving in different positions such as associate director, client service director and account director.

She has a strong track record in the development of award-winning integrated communications campaigns, crisis communications, digital communications, employee and executive communications, media relations, people management, stakeholder relations and advocacy.

Her career which spans over 16 years in integrated marketing and communications has seen her work with clients in both the public and private sector, narrating the impact their brands have had in East Africa.

Commenting on her appointment, the Chairman of Hudson Sandler Africa Chris Genasi noted that Anekeya’s wealth of knowledge will be very useful to the firm as it seeks to expand more in the continent.


“Michelle brings a wealth of experience in corporate communications and advocacy, as well as strong leadership and business development skills, which will be instrumental in our further expansion as we continue to grow our fantastic teams across the continent,” said Genasi.

Anekeya who serves as a council member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor Degree in Information Sciences from Moi University.

Based in Nairobi, Michelle will focus on developing Hudson Sandler’s East African operations.