ATLANTA: Porter Novelli has hired a former Coca-Cola executive to head its consumer and multicultural practices in Atlanta.
Lori Billingsley takes the title of SVP and will work with clients including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and BellSouth.
Most recently, Billingsley served as issues director and director of regional communications at The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to that, she ran her own agency and worked at Porter Novelli in Washington, DC.
"Based on Lori's earlier years at Porter Novelli, we have firsthand experience of [her] enthusiasm, leadership skills, integrity, and commitment to client service, so her return to Porter Novelli is a great homecoming," said Atlanta GM and partner Kathy Bremer.