NEW YORK: Ketchum has promoted SVP Marc Drechsler to global head of financial communications.
Drechsler will oversee the growth of the financial communications group, including such areas as financial transaction communications, issues and crisis management, litigation communications, change management, corporate positioning, and analyst and investor relations. He is based in New York.
Ketchum's financial communications team spans cities such as New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, Hong Kong, Mumbai, and Moscow.
Drechsler was previously a founding partner of the agency's financial communications unit in Germany, Ketchum Pleon Financial. He also worked for seven years at PR agency Citigate Dewe Rogerson in Germany and spent four years at Commerzbank AG in New York.