Icon Agency appointed public affairs specialist, Benjamin Haslem as Director of Media and Public Affairs.
His experience in issues management, government relations and high-level media training will see Haslem become a key driver of Icon’s Reputation division, helping clients with corporate communications and reputation management.
Icon, managing director, Joanne Painter lauded Haslem’s addition to the Icon team.
“We are delighted to welcome Ben to Icon. His expertise and experience at high levels of corporate and public affairs are a valuable asset that aligns very well with Icon’s portfolio of work and clients,” Painter said.
“Ben’s appointment deepens the bench of our Reputation team, which is capably led by another experienced ex-journalist, Mark Forbes.
“We’re also pleased to add Ben’s ‘can do’ attitude and positivity to our team. Ben’s presence in the Sydney office cements our place as a national agency, as we continue to consider opportunities for future expansion.”