WASHINGTON: Burson-Marsteller has elevated Cynthia Hudson to
chairman of its global affairs practice, a newly created position.
Richard Mintz, former managing director of the US public affairs
practice, has replaced her as the US practice chair. Hudson's new
responsibilities include overseeing the firm's global issues-management
work across Asia, Latin America and North America with a special
emphasis on the European Union. Mintz will direct a team of more than
200 public affairs practitioners in the US. Both are based in