NEW YORK: Edelman has hired Brooke Buchanan as an EVP in its crisis and risk practice.
Buchanan started at the firm on January 19, she wrote on LinkedIn.
Buchanan and an Edelman representative were not immediately available for further comment.
From October 2019 to August 2020, Buchanan was JCPenney’s SVP of communications, government relations and IR. Previously, she was SVP of comms and government affairs at Whole Foods Market.
Buchanan has also held communications executive roles at Theranos, Williams-Sonoma and Walmart and was a campaign trail and Capitol Hill aide to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).