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Kreab Gavin Anderson announces new management structure


20 Nov 2009


Public Affairs

On 1st January 2010, Karl Isaksson will become the new Managing Partner of Kreab Gavin Anderson’s office in Brussels.

Georg Danell, who has been Managing Partner of Kreab Gavin Anderson Brussels since 1994, will remain with the firm on a full time basis as Senior Partner, focusing on business development and advising clients.

Karl Isaksson is currently a Partner in Kreab Gavin Anderson’s Brussels office, advising clients on various EU issues. He has over ten years’ experience in Brussels, and before joining Kreab Gavin Anderson in 2005, was Head of Office for the Swedish Conservative Party in the European Parliament.

Hannalena Ivarsson, currently a Partner at Kreab Gavin Anderson, will become Deputy Managing Partner of the Brussels office. Hannalena has extensive experience from EU Affairs, having advised clients and politicians for 12 years in Brussels. Prior to joining Kreab Gavin Anderson, Hannalena worked for the Swedish Liberal Party in the European Parliament.

Richard Constant, President & CEO, Kreab Gavin Anderson, said: “I am very pleased that this management realignment has been achieved from within our own ranks as this demonstrates the bench strength we have in this critical political hub. Georg has built a fantastic operation and we are delighted that he will be advising clients and working with our Senior Advisors group for several years to come.”

Kreab Gavin Anderson has been active in Brussels since 1992 and consists of 40 employees representing 20 different nationalities.

Both Karl Isaksson and Hannalena Ivarsson will join Georg Danell on the global Executive Committee of Kreab Gavin Anderson.

For more information please contact:
Richard Constant

President & CEO, Worldwide Tel: +44 20 7074 1803

Georg Danell

Senior Partner, Brussels Tel: +32 2 737 69 01

Karl Isaksson

Managing Partner, Brussels Tel: +32 2 737 69 04

Hannalena Ivarsson Tel: +32 2 737 69 07

Deputy Managing Partner, Brussels

About Kreab Gavin Anderson

Kreab Gavin Anderson ( is a global communications partnership with over 350 professionals of 40 nationalities serving more than 500 retained clients in 25 countries. We advise on issues of strategic importance in business, finance and politics, helping clients to solve complex communications challenges and achieve their strategic goals.

We operate in the world’s key business and political capitals. The company is represented in Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Canberra, Copenhagen, Dubai, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Jeddah, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, New York, Oslo, Paris, Perth, Riyadh, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, and Washington DC.


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