CHICAGO: FleishmanHillard has appointed Kirsten Whipple as health and wellness practice leader in its Chicago office.
She will report to Maxine Winer, senior partner and GM of FleishmanHillard Chicago.
Whipple joined Fleishman in February 2011 as SVP. She leads a client portfolio that includes Abbott, AbbVie, Beech-Nut, and Retale, with programs ranging from brand reputation and scientific communications to consumer PR programs and issues management.
Previously, she was director of marketing at Sears Holdings, focusing on integrated communications and marketing.