SEATTLE: Edelman has appointed Will Ludlam as EVP and GM of the firm's Seattle office, effective September 6.
Ludlam joins from Hill & Knowlton's Seattle office where he was GM and worked on accounts such as ExxonMobil, Frontier Communications, TreeTop, KeyBank, and Seattle Children's Hospital. He worked at Porter Novelli for 10 years as MD of the agency's Asia-Pacific offices, and as lead to the consumer division for the Hewlett-Packard account.
Ludlam also spent time at The Rockey Company, KVO (Fleishman-Hillard), and Waggener Edstrom.
At Edelman, Ludlam will report to Curt Kundred, president of the Western region. The agency's Seattle office employs more than 100 practitioners, which serve clients such as Microsoft, Starbucks, AMD, and Best Buy.