PARIS—GolinHarris has appointed Pierre-Hubert Meilhac as managing director for its Paris office. Meilhac will manage day-to-day business, cultivate major client relationships and lead the marketing and new business development efforts for the agency in France. 

In addition, he is charged with strengthening synergies with its sister Interpublic agency Lowe Stratéus.

Meilhac was previously an associate director at Le Public Systeme agency where he grew the public relations practice. His experience ranges from consumer to issues management in diverse sectors from entertainment and IT, food, tourism and travel through to the environment. He is also an expert in CSR-related branding strategies.

In France, GolinHarris represents clients such as the Florida Department of Citrus, Foods International (OVOmaltine, Twinings, La Tisaniere, and Jordans), the French Ministry for Agriculture and the Biomedecine agency.

Meilhac replaces Julie Gaye who left the agency last year.