SEATTLE: Heidi Sinclair is leaving her role as president of Weber Shandwick's global technology practice.
Sinclair will retire from full-time work to spend more time with family and friends, she said in an internal memo. She will continue to serve as a director on corporate boards, take on occasional consulting projects, and write for media outlets such as the Huffington Post.
Sinclair joined Weber in 2010, reporting to president Andy Polansky. She previously led the marketing communications and philanthropic consulting firm Heidi Sinclair & Co. Before that she was CCO for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a member of the foundation's management committee. She also had a stint as CEO for Burson-Marsteller in Europe, Middle East and Africa.