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Communications agency Finn Partners appoints Kathy Kiely as senior partner

Communications agency Finn Partners appoints Kathy Kiely as senior partner

 Global independent marketing and communications agency Finn Partners has announced that Kathy Kiely has joined the agency as Senior Partner. In her role, Kiely will focus on building new client relationships, focusing particularly on companies with a strong presence on the East Coast.

Kiely reports to founding Managing Partner Noah Finn, who also heads Finn’s 350-person Global Integrated Marketing group.

Kiely has deep roots in the agency, brand, and marketing communities. She formerly served as a managing partner and creative director at Arnold Advertising and launched the Boston office of Deutsch Advertising, in addition to spending 18 years at the helm of The Ad Club of New England. Kiely also served as CMO, Vice President of Marketing and Advertising for Bertucci’s. Her campaign work has earned her 11 gold Effies and numerous Hatch and Clio Awards.

Kiely: “Joining Finn was an easy decision. FINN leadership is comprised of the best and brightest in the business, and they understand the value of bringing strategic problem-solving and creative leadership to a role focused on growth. Finn’s collaborative model enables us to all work together on behalf of clients from day one.”

Today’s business leaders in every sector face constant, fast-paced changes in market conditions, technology, and competitive threats.

Noah Finn: “Increasingly, they need a single full-spectrum integrated marketing agency with a fast and flexible operational model that can take on any challenge. Kathy will build relationships with clients looking for FINN Partners to bring them a competitive advantage.”

On March 19, 2024, Fast Company named FINN Partners one of its 2024 Most Innovative Companies, noting that “fighting for a more equitable, sustainable world is at the core of Finn Partners mission.”

Noah Finn: “Finn’s commitment to building a purpose-driven agency, combined with its significant sector expertise in health, financial services and technology positions the agency for growth. Kathy will help us connect with leaders who share our commitment to innovation, strong relationships, strategic problem solving, and award-winning creative.”