CHICAGO: Edelman has promoted Rick Murray to president of Edelman Chicago. Previously, Murray was president of Edelman Digital. Murray will succeed co-presidents Janet Cabot and Mark Shadle, who led the office since 2008 and are assuming new roles within Edelman and the firm's Zeno Group.
Cabot will lead Edelman's US food and nutrition practice, focusing on the firm's food marketing, nutrition communications, and food policy offerings. Shadle will lead the corporate affairs practice at Zeno Group.
According to the release, Edelman will name a new global digital practice leader in "the very near future." In the interim, Nancy Ruscheinski, president and COO for Edelman US, will provide executive leadership for the practice.