KARV Communications, a strategic communications firm focused on global corporate and financial communications, crisis management and public affairs, today announced that Kevin Nolan has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. A proven crisis and corporate communications leader, Nolan brings more than 15 years of international communications experience, executing strategic communications and reputation management programs across more than 40 global markets with a concentration on government and public affairs, issues management, and CSR/sustainability initiatives.
“We are very excited to have Kevin join the growing KARV team,” said Andrew Frank, Founder and President of KARV Communications. “He brings deep geopolitical knowledge, has valuable international experience working and living in more than ten different countries, and speaks several languages. Kevin’s proven ability to navigate complex issues will be of tremendous value to our diverse client base of business enterprises, government entities, and NGOs.”
Throughout his career, Kevin has handled challenging assignments for clients in the U.S. as well as across the Mideast and Africa. He is an advanced speaker of Arabic and Spanish.
Prior to joining KARV, Kevin was based in the United Arab Emirates and Africa, where he served as the International Director for Djembe Communications, an African-focused communications consultancy. He previously served as a Vice President at Grayling, where he acted as a bridge between the agency’s North American and Middle East operations. Kevin’s experience also includes the Senior Manager of Communications role at local commerce platform startup LivingSocial in Washington, D.C.
In addition, Kevin has worked in various roles for several U.S. Government agencies, including USAID in Iraq and the West Bank/Gaza, as well as The National Democratic Institute in Morocco.
“I’m excited to join KARV and this talented team that provides clients with strategic solutions to help them manage complex communications challenges and achieve their business goals,” said Nolan. “I am confident that my background in government, NGO and CSR communications will provide additional value to the Firm’s international clientele.”
“We’re confident that Kevin’s global strategic communications experience will be of direct relevance to our growing client base. We’re pleased to offer his deep knowledge to clients around the world as they meet communications challenges and/or seek to enhance their ESG commitments in meaningful ways,” added Frank.