Richard Kanareck

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Richard Kanareck is the chief communications officer of Ovo Energy and the former UK managing director of lobbyists Fleishman-Hillard.


Kanareck joined Fleishman-Hillard from Ebay, where he was the European comms director, in January 2011.[1]

In 2014, when Fleishman was restructuring its management, Kanareck took the opportunity to resign and 'pursue his next career step'.[2]

In June 2015 Kanareck announced he would be taking a senior communications role at OVO Energy, a company launched to rival the 'Big Six' energy companies.[3]


  1. Matt Cartmell Fleishman-Hillard appoints eBay's Richard Kanareck as London MD PR Week, 13 October 2010, accessed 10 June 2015.
  2. Danny Rogers Fleishman UK managing director Richard Kanareck resigns PR Week, 4 November 2014, accessed 10 June 2015.
  3. Anna Reynolds Ex-Fleishman UK MD Richard Kanareck resurfaces as OVO Energy comms chief PR Week, 9 June 2015, accessed 10 June 2015.