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Paul Hicks

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E. paul.hicks@fgsglobal.com
Paul Hicks

Life at FGS Global

Managing Director contributing two decades of senior communications and sports experience to crafting custom solutions for Strategic Communications clients.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Executive Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs at the NFL. Regional CEO of the Americas for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Loves UVA sports, his blended extended family, and participating in sports. Lives in Greenwich, Connecticut with his wife and dog, and his two daughters nearby.

Paul Hicks is a Partner at FGS Global with over two decades of senior communications and sports experience. Paul works with FGS Global professionals to craft custom solutions for Strategic Communications clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Paul was the Executive Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs for the National Football League. Reporting directly to Commissioner Roger Goodell, Paul led the communications, public affairs and social responsibility functions for the league over a five-year period that included a new collective bargaining agreement, several new television commitments, including the launch of Thursday Night Football, and several high-profile social responsibility issues.

Before joining the NFL, Paul was Regional CEO of the Americas for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Paul helped lead 500-plus professionals deliver effective client solutions across two regions and eleven different offices. Paul started at OPR as a Director in the Corporate Practice where his crisis work with companies such as Deloitte and McKesson led to his promotion to Head of the Global Corporate Practice and then the Partner of the New York office. Before joining OPR, Paul was the Chief of Staff to U.S. Rep. Stewart B. McKinney, including leadership of several winning re-election campaigns.

A native of Aurora, Illinois, Paul received a BA from the University of Virginia, where he played four years of varsity lacrosse and walked-on to the football team. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut with his wife, dog Beckley and his two daughters close by.

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