Simon Hatcher joined Hughes Public Relations in 2010 bringing with him highly respected project management skills in marketing and communications as well as publicity, media and event management.
Simon has the ability to think strategically and clearly align communications programs to client business objectives to ensure commercial outcomes are achieved.
His work has seen him introduce numerous international and national brands into the South Australian market. His campaign for the market entry of IKEA gained acclaim from both the international IKEA Group and the Australian marketing media.
He has also successfully helped to enhance the reputation of a number of South Australia- based clients.
Since 2010, he has provided ongoing strategic and tactical advice to the Adelaide Convention Centre, to ensure integrated communications are delivered across multiple channels. This has included work on the Centre’s $400 million expansion and the 2015 launch of the first stage – the West Building.
He has particular expertise in the South Australian property sector, with a strong understanding of the local political, planning and market dynamics.
His work for AV Jennings, Asian Pacific Group, Starfish Developments and Premier Capital Developments over the last five years has brought great financial and brand success for each of these organisations.
This included a multi-award winning campaign for The Watson made a significant contribution to the project becoming the fastest selling apartment project in South Australia.