We add two to our Toronto team

New staff enhance existing expertise in government relations and corporate communications

August 22, 2017

TORONTO, ON – August 22, 2017 – The Toronto office of Environics Communications has grown again, infusing its diverse integrated team with additional fresh talent. Saro Khatchadourian joins the Government Relations team as a Senior Consultant, and Justin Gaul is a welcome addition in the Corporate & Financial practice as a Consultant.

Saro joins with six years of experience working on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, holding a number of senior communications and advisory roles to cabinet ministers, most recently serving as the Senior Communications Officer in the Office of the Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition. He gained deep expertise in crisis communications within the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Consular during the Ebola crisis, the Gaza conflict, and numerous catastrophes such as earthquakes and hurricanes.

Justin brings with him four years of progressive marketing communications experience, having worked at international and North American PR agencies supporting clients in the investment, insurance, retail, tourism and health care spaces. A talented account manager with experience in crisis communications and media relations, Justin also has strong social media expertise.

Saro and Justin were attracted to Environics for many reasons, including its integrated approach to communications and collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit. They were also impressed by the agency’s diverse mix of clients and commitment to supporting ongoing professional development.

“The most important features of our agency’s brand continue to be our talented people and our outstanding results for clients,” said CEO Bruce MacLellan. “The addition of Saro and Justin brings fresh thinking and skillsets across our integrated work.”