NEW YORK — Sakura Komiyama Amend has joined SKDK’s New York office as a managing director.

Bringing 25-plus years of experience to the role, Amend will support the firm’s corporate and advocacy business.

Amend most recently served as En+ Group’s first US-based communications leader. Before that, she spent nine years at Finn Partners in a variety of roles including partner and senior VP of public affairs.

“Sakura brings deep and varied communications experience to SKDK’s senior leadership team,” said CEO Josh Isay. “Her expertise in energy, environment and philanthropy communications will bolster our capabilities in key areas for the firm and we are thrilled to have her on board.”