BRUSSELS--Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named Brussels CEO Thomas Tindemans as global co-lead of the agency’s public affairs practice.

Tindemans will work alongside co-lead Joe Eyers, who is based in Washington DC.

Tindemans brings 20 years of experience in European Union public affairs and strategic communications to the new role. Prior to joining H+K Strategies in 2010, he led the public affairs practice at the law firm White & Case.

“Public affairs is at the very center of the Brussels office, which Thomas has ably led since taking the helm in January," said H+K chairman and CEO Jack Martin. "I am confident he will bring that vision and creativity to our global public affairs practice.”

In his new role, Tindemans will report to H+K Strategies’ vice chair and global head of practices, Vivian Lines.