Michelle Hutton is the Chief Executive Officer of Edelman Public Relations businesses for Australia, and was appointed to the role in 2010.
runs the firmâ€™s operations in Australia and in her
first eighteen months of leading the business, the agency was named 2011 Australian Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report and leading marketing blog Mumbrella.
In 2012, the agency received prizes for Australian Agency of the Year from leading industry publications B&T
, Mumbrella, CampaignAsia and Holmes Report.
Prior to joining Edelman, Michelle was the Chief Executive, Australasia of Hill & Knowlton where she also led the brand marketing communication practice for the agency across Asia Pacific.
had a distinguished 15 year career at Hill & Knowlton
, which culminated in the Australian office being named PR Weekâ€™s Public Relations Agency of the Year for Asia-Pacific in 2007.
Michelle is a Fellow of and former Councillor of the Public Relations Institute of Australia.Â Â She is a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce; she sits on the inaugural committee of the newly formed Public Relations Council, a chapter of the Communications Council and a national board member of the Communications Council of Australia representing the public relations industry, she is on the Advisory Board of the Australian Centre for Public Communication; and is a member of the International CEO Forum.
With over 25 yearsâ€™ experience in the marketing and public relations industry, Michelle
is regarded as one of Australiaâ€™s leading brand communication experts.