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Ochu Joins HLK

October 1, 2014

DENVER – Digital agency HLK recently added Jim Ochu as general manager of its Denver office. Bill Hughes, partner, made the announcement. HLK opened its first satellite office in Denver earlier this year.

In his new role, Ochu will be responsible for overseeing key client relationships and new business development in the Denver region. He specializes in brand planning, strategic communications, digital marketing and new product development. Prior to joining HLK, Ochu was a founding partner of HDO Partners, which handled marketing efforts for the launch of the William K. Busch Brewing Co.’s Kraftig product.

Ochu has worked in a senior management role with clients such as MasterCard, AT&T, Hyatt, Maritz, Verizon and Nestle Purina. Ochu received his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and his Master’s from North Park University.

“Adding Jim to our team will allow us the bandwidth to focus on building our Denver office and client roster,” said Hughes. “He’s a great leader with a track record of growing business and success for well-known brands. We’re thrilled to have him on board.”

HLK is a full-service digital agency driven to create authentic brand experiences. Active clients include Nestle Purina, Monsanto, On The Run, Germ-X, St. Louis Cardinals, Mapquest, Emerson, St. Patrick Center and Webster University.