Chicago, Ill., January 14, 2008 — Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) announced today the addition of new senior vice president, Denise Paleothodoros, in its Chicago office. Paleothodoros is responsible for overseeing consumer food marketing accounts.
"We are delighted to welcome Denise to the Consumer Marketing Practice as we continue to add to the senior leadership of Ogilvy PR's Chicago team," said Managing Director Mike Hatcliffe. "We are committed to bringing the best talent and thinking to clients with strong senior counselors. Denise is a welcome addition to our growing Chicago team."
With a passion for the food industry, Paleothodoros' expertise lies in marketing consumer packaged goods and commodities, along with extensive crisis management and healthcare professional communications.
Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Paleothodoros spent more than 10 years at Golin Harris where her responsibilities included providing strategic counsel, leading client relationships and building talented teams for the Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC) and several General Mills brands. In addition, she's contributed to innovative campaign strategies and media approaches for multiple leading consumer brands and food commodities throughout her career, including McDonald's, Borden Foods, Tyson Chicken, the American Lamb Board and many others.
Paleothodoros is a graduate of Illinois State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications, with an emphasis in public relations. She is the recipient of several PR industry awards for consumer marketing and issues management programs. She and her husband, Nick, a restaurant owner, live in Orland Park, IL with their two children.
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