CHICAGO: Edelman has tapped Jennifer Thompson as EVP and Chicago lead for the crisis and risk practice.
She is reporting to Kevin Cook, Chicago MD of corporate affairs at the firm.
Since joining Edelman in 2011, Thompson has focused on crisis, risk management, and corporate reputation strategy. Most recently, she served as global client relationship manager for GE, providing senior counsel to communications leaders worldwide at the company.
Prior, Thompson was involved with international business strategy for Oshkosh, a specialty vehicle manufacturer.