In SMPL Q+A, we interview Siegel+Gale practitioners to go under the hood of our client partnerships.

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel business, with a global portfolio of more than 8,400 hotels and approximately 728,200 rooms in 80 countries. In this SMPL Q&A we speak with Lauren Thebault, director of activation; Krista Oraa, associate creative director; Melissa Braun, senior project manager and Nora Bradshaw, brand strategist, about Wyndham’s decision to add the suffix “by Wyndham” to the name of all their hotel brands.

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On Wyndham Hotel Group’s cross-branding initiative

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel business, with a global portfolio of more than 8,400 hotels and approximately 728,200 rooms in 80 countries. In this SMPL Q&A we speak with Lauren Thebault, director of activation; Krista Oraa, associate creative director; Melissa Braun, senior project manager and Nora Bradshaw, brand strategist, about Wyndham’s decision to add the suffix “by Wyndham” to the name of all their hotel brands.

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We connected with our colleague in Los Angeles, senior strategist Nick Miller, and spoke with him about the changing nature of the healthcare industry, how it will impact brand architecture, and how that's an opportunity to innovate on customer experience in the future.

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3 questions on brand architecture in healthcare with Nick Miller

We connected with our colleague in Los Angeles, senior strategist Nick Miller, and spoke with him about the changing nature of the healthcare industry, how it will impact brand architecture, and how that's an opportunity to innovate on customer experience in the future.

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Recently, we spoke with Preanka Hai, strategist, on how B2B brand experience is changing, what B2B brands are embracing "consumerization," and what B2B brands need to start doing in order to capitalize on this trend.

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4 questions on B2B branding with Preanka Hai

Recently, we spoke with Preanka Hai, strategist, on how B2B brand experience is changing, what B2B brands are embracing "consumerization," and what B2B brands need to start doing in order to capitalize on this trend.

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Recently, we spoke with Bret Hansen, creative director, about process, design and strategy, and how we synthesize them from the start here at Siegel+Gale.

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4 questions on design and strategy with Bret Hansen

Recently, we spoke with Bret Hansen, creative director, about process, design and strategy, and how we synthesize them from the start here at Siegel+Gale.

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Recently, we sat down and had a discussion about the implications for brand names in the event of a merger, acquisition or spinoff.

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3 questions on brand naming strategy following a merger, acquisition or spinoff

Recently, we sat down and had a discussion about the implications for brand names in the event of a merger, acquisition or spinoff.

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Recently, we crossed the pond to visit our London office, and sat down with Rana Brightman, strategy director, and explored the meaning of brand purpose, how organizations can harness it, and how to develop one that the entire organization will rally around.

Rana Brightman

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5 questions on brand purpose with Rana Brightman

Recently, we crossed the pond to visit our London office, and sat down with Rana Brightman, strategy director, and explored the meaning of brand purpose, how organizations can harness it, and how to develop one that the entire organization will rally around.

Rana Brightman

We spoke with Shelley Whiddon, Director, Brand Communication, about "the language of service" and how brands can deploy this type of verbal strategy without just relying on classic tactics.

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4 questions on the language of service with Shelley Whiddon

We spoke with Shelley Whiddon, Director, Brand Communication, about "the language of service" and how brands can deploy this type of verbal strategy without just relying on classic tactics.

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Recently, we caught up with Katie Conway, senior strategist at Siegel+Gale, to talk about current trends in employee engagement, how emerging companies with alternative employee models can create a standout employer brand, and what companies can do to make their employees feel safe in times of change.

Katie Conway

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4 questions on trends in employee engagement with Katie Conway

Recently, we caught up with Katie Conway, senior strategist at Siegel+Gale, to talk about current trends in employee engagement, how emerging companies with alternative employee models can create a standout employer brand, and what companies can do to make their employees feel safe in times of change.

Katie Conway

Recently, we spoke with Zouheir Zouiehed, client relations director, Middle East. He provided a quick breakdown of the different leadership styles throughout the region, how they impact stakeholder consensus, and the opportunities brands native to the region have to become players on a global stages.

Zouheir Zouiehed

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4 steps to building global brands in the Middle East with Zouheir Zouiehed

Recently, we spoke with Zouheir Zouiehed, client relations director, Middle East. He provided a quick breakdown of the different leadership styles throughout the region, how they impact stakeholder consensus, and the opportunities brands native to the region have to become players on a global stages.

Zouheir Zouiehed

SMPL Q&A is a new blog feature, in which we interview our experts on all things relevant in branding, design and simplicity. Here we talk about the current trends in brand naming, how simplicity relates to the notion of naming a product, brand or service, and how a company or brand can consider purchasing naming services. What are … Continued

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6 questions on brand naming and naming trends

SMPL Q&A is a new blog feature, in which we interview our experts on all things relevant in branding, design and simplicity. Here we talk about the current trends in brand naming, how simplicity relates to the notion of naming a product, brand or service, and how a company or brand can consider purchasing naming services. What are … Continued

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