Porter Novelli

Global public relations leader Porter Novelli (PN) today announced that Debbie Spitz has joined its UK office as director of the UK technology practice. She will report to Fenella Grey, managing director, UK.

Spitz will play an important role leading programmes for key technology clients across EMEA.

“Debbie brings a wealth of experience working with a wide range of impressive technology brands,” said Grey. “Her background will serve us and our clients well as we build award-winning campaigns for our clients.”

Spitz was most recently director of external communications for Coca-Cola Enterprises. Prior to that, she spent 15 years at agencies including Blue Rubicon and LEWIS PR, leading UK and EMEA campaigns for clients such as Salesforce.com, Cisco, EDS (now part of HP Services), Experian and Borland (now part of Microsoft). Spitz has extensive corporate and B2B experience across the financial services, environment and energy, hospitality and retail industries, where she has advised on communications strategies and issues/crisis management.

“I’m excited to join the talented team at Porter Novelli and contribute to the great work we’re doing for an impressive roster of technology companies,” said Spitz. “I believe deeply in Porter Novelli’s commitment to talent and outstanding client service, and am eager to put that into practice across the network.”