Patrick Omune

Account director

Patrick Omune is a corporate communications specialist with over 7 years of experience in strategic planning, development and implementation of communications plans, media relations, content development and crisis management. Patrick is currently an Account Director at APN and he is responsible for strategic communications planning, Public Relations counsel and implementation of plans and programmes for various accounts and is also involved in business development.

Over the years, Patrick has been involved in offering Public Relations counsel for multi-sectoral clients across the region in the financial services, IT and consumer industries for both the private and public sector. This has given him a unique insight into a variety of industries from the strategic communication perspective and implementation level.

Before joining APN, Patrick was an Account Manager at Hill +Knowlton Strategies East Africa where he was in charge of various accounts such as CfC Stanbic Bank, National Bank of Kenya, UAP Group, Jubilee Insurance and afb – a consumer finance company. He was also in charge of Nestle Equatorial Africa Region, Konza Techno City – Africa’s Silicon Savannah, Sony Electronics and afb – a consumer finance company.

Patrick has also had stints at Africa Practice East Africa and Gina Din Corporate Communications where he was involved in the day-to-day client management, media relations, development of communication plans and implementation for clients such as MultiChoice Kenya, General Motors East Africa (GMEA), Unilever Limited, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Rift Valley Railways (RVR), Research In Motion-makers of BlackBerry, Internet Solutions and Red Rock Resources, a mining company.

Patrick holds a degree in Communication from Daystar University - Public Relations and is also a member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK). Patrick is a football enthusiast and he believes that “more gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.”

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