Paul Haugen

Paul Haugen, Senior Partner

Managing Director EMEA Business Development


As the Managing Director of Business Development for FleishmanHillard in EMEA, Paul is responsible for helping grow the business base of the firm’s  offices in the region by attracting new clients and helping teams grow current engagements.

Mr. Haugen has spent his 39-year career entirely in large public relations agency networks including Hill & Knowlton, Burson-Marsteller and Edelman serving FMCG clients such as Coca-Cola, P&G and Unilever. This work has included supporting and defending companies and their brands through issues management, claims substantiation and crisis mitigation planning.

Prior to serving working in a business development role, he was a senior planner and strategist and before that an executive creative director. He has served clients in 41 countries.

Paul holds a degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.  He is a dual citizen on the U.S. and the U.K.  Paul serves on the global board of OPEN Pride, Omnicom’s LGBT+ employee network and is co-chair of its U.K. chapter.