Together we are limitless

Our philosophy

We’re fanatical about technology, with over twenty years’ experience in igniting positive actions for our clients. Our tech understanding, experience and network helps spark audience curiosity across all aspects of communications, branding and digital marketing. At Hotwire, we aim to be the best consultancy our clients and our people will ever work with. At the heart of this ambition is our belief that when working with Hotwire, you can achieve limitless success.

How we are different

We seek to inspire by delivering bold yet pragmatic comms advice.
Forget vanity metrics. We exist to make the right people sit up and take action.

Award Winning

Success on behalf of clients has triggered success of our own. We’re thrilled to be recognised as Global Technology Agency of the Year, among other awards.

With our partners, we're better together

Hotwire is very proud of our network of our Global Partners who have been handpicked to ensure their culture and ethics mesh with ours. As a result, working together globally we provide the same values, quality standards and general approach to clients offering the best in breed across regions.

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Experienced Leadership

Hotwire's UK Office is led by experienced comms and business consultants with decades of expertise, skilled at unlocking clients’ unrealised possibilities.

I'm the Global CEO for Hotwire. I've spent my entire career immersed in technology, and moved over to Hotwire from Eastwick Communications after its acquisition in 2016. As well as agency experience I've a wide range of in-house knowledge. At Autodesk, I focused on integrated brand communications and led the development of the company’s first sustainability report and I played an integral role in Enphase’s successful IPO and aggressive expansion into Europe.

Heather Kernahan

GLOBAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

I'm Hotwire’s Global CFO, responsible for our finances across all of our offices. I trained as a Chartered Accountant with BDO in London. My career in the public relations industry began in 2003 when I joined Burson Marsteller as Finance Director in their London office. I have a real passion for developing and supporting commercial relationships and a proven track record in supporting client teams to win and retain business.

Adrian Talbot

Chief Financial Officer & Interim MD UK

Nicholas Love

I’m VP of Global Marketing for Hotwire. I’m a T-Shaped Marketer who operates under a challenger brand lens. I have spent most of my career driving innovative campaigns and impactful results across various industries with a deep emphasis on Digital Marketing. My love for marketing directly was influenced by Eddie Murphy’s character Marcus Graham in the movie Boomerang.

Nicholas Love

VP of Global Marketing

I’m Global Head of Technology and Innovation for Hotwire. I have spent my entire life in technology and building solutions that move companies forward. My 20+ years of experience includes aerospace, gaming, and education. I love bridging the gap between technology and the magic of client experience through data, insights, and automation.

Kevin Dulaney

HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

I head up the UK marketing team at Hotwire. Prior to joining forces with Hotwire, I set up McDonald Butler with Maeve McDonald, and held a variety of senior business development positions, including Director at World Sports Group, managing sales sponsorship and marketing programmes across a range of brands. I like to believe that no challenge is too big and have an ethos of ‘let’s make it happen’, which resonates throughout the organisation.

Mike Butler

UK MARKETING LEAD

I head up the Account-based Marketing (ABM) practice at Hotwire, working with our clients to help support their business objectives and drive strategic account growth. I joined forces with Hotwire as part of the McDonald Butler acquisition, bringing with us over 15-years’ heritage in ABM and B2B tech marketing and consulting. Before that, I worked client side in various senior marketing roles, including CMO for two tech start-ups and senior marketing positions across both B2B and B2B organisations and brands (IBM, BBC, Hard Rock Café, Pepsi). My passion is working with teams and brands to help find solutions to their most difficult business challenges and delivering real business impact and ROI.

Maeve McDonald

UK ABM (ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING) LEAD

I am the Head of Client Services for Hotwire in the UK. It’s my responsibility to understand our client’s markets and business goals, and work with our team members to deliver work that makes a real impact. Collaborating with clients to share learnings and connect them with peers across our network is also in my remit – it’s important to me that, at a personal level, clients see Hotwire as a partner to advance their own careers. I have specialisms in crisis communications, executive narratives and analyst relations. My experience ranges from start-ups as well as some of the largest tech brands on earth, including NTT Ltd., Dell, Orange, Visa, Nokia, Red Hat and Thales.

Adele Breen

UK Head of client services

Ute has over 20 years of experience in corporate comms, strategic consulting and issue management. A specialist in brand communications and social media, Ute has created high-profile campaigns for renowned automobile and tech brands like BMW, Porsche, Amazon, Intel, Sony and Rockstar Games. Her career also includes time as Head of PR for MTV Germany. You can talk to her about anything related to tech, music, books and digital culture.

Ute Hildebrandt

MD, CONTINENTAL EUROPE & GERMANY

 

I am Hotwire UK Finance Director, I worked with Enero, Hotwire’s parent company, in Sydney for nearly 10 years before moving to London to join the Hotwire UK team in 2019 and have 20 years’ experience in the marketing/advertising industry, working across the US, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Bilal Tarawneh

UK FINANCE DIRECTOR

 

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