Director / Owner, Smith Communication
Leontine is a highly-skilled public relations professional with 20 years of experience and demonstrated expertise in all aspects of public relations, communications and marketing.She has founded Smith Communicatie BV in 2003. Leontine:
“With our team of professionals we help clients in need of a complete, professional and cost-effective communications program. Our highly disciplined and detailed approach to media relations, results in significant, well-targeted, and measureably cost-effective media coverage for the client/brand with significantly high ROI. I am proud of the outstanding media placement record of Smith Communicatie in both the traditional and new media – local, regional, national, international and digital.”
With years of experience on board, Smith Communicatie has a history of success with clients from various sources, many of whom are leaders in their field. “We define their communications needs, create key message points, identify target audiences and establish their communications objectives. Furthermore, we create and implement a complete public relations program using our full range of public relations skills and expertise to best reach the client’s target audience(s) with the client’s message(s) in ways that measureably achieve the client’s business goals –on budget and on deadline.”
In 2007 Leontine has been awarded with the ‘Young Networker of the Year’ Trophy in The Hague. Furthermore, in 2008 she was selected for the VIVA 400, a list of succesfull, young business women in The Netherlands. In 2016 Leontine was announced as ‘Next Woman to Watch’ and in the top 25 of Communication Ladies of the Netherlands (Communicatie Magazine). Furthermore, she was Chairwoman of Freddy’s Bar of Hotel de l’Europe. Leontine is Vice President of MKB Den Haag (an association for all small and medium-sized Enterprises in The Hague) and Ambassador of the ‘Bevrijdingsfestival’.