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    Webinar: Survey shows new risks for analyst relations

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People on the Move in the Analyst Ecosystem – Annemiek Hamelinck to lead Waggener Edstrom’s Global AR Practice

Thumbnail_Annemiek_HamelinckAnnemiek Hamelinck’s promotion to SVP to head up WaggEd’s new worldwide AR practice is well deserved. She has been thinking about how AR fits into the agency mix for a long time as demonstrated by SageCircle’s video interview with her in What do PR agencies bring to the table for AR? See below for the press release about the new Global Analyst Relations Practice and Annemiek’s new role.

Please join us in congratulating Annemiek and wishing her great success in her new position.

 

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Waggener Edstrom Worldwide Names Global Analyst Relations Practice Lead
Based In London, Annemiek Hamelinck Will Head Global Team Of Over 45 AR Specialists

LONDON — 7 Oct 2009 — Global multiservice communications agency Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) today announced it has formalized its Global Analyst Relations (AR) Practice, under Annemiek Hamelinck, senior vice president based in WE’s London office. The agency has been conducting analyst relations consulting services on behalf of its global clients for more than a decade. With Hamelinck’s leadership, the practice will offer a more structured and streamlined AR services offering that maps to the increasingly complex business demands of WE’s client base.

Hamelinck has worked in technology communications since 1994, in three continents and on both consumer and enterprise accounts, from early-stage companies to some of the largest technology vendors in the industry including Cisco, Sun Microsystems and Nokia. Since joining WE, Hamelinck has headed up the Microsoft AR account, Continue reading

What do PR agencies bring to the table for AR?

At the inaugural meeting a couple weeks ago of what is hoped to become the Silicon Valley chapter of the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR, website, blog), I ran into Anne-miek Hamelinck, VP of Waggener Edstrom’s AR practice. I asked Anne-miek what she thought PR agencies brought to the table in terms of AR. Here is her answer.

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