NORTHBROOK, IL—Allstate Insurance Company has named Sari Macrie vice president of corporate relations. Macrie will oversee internal and external strategic communications for the enterprise. She will also have responsibility for reputation management, media relations, crisis management and the Allstate Foundation.
Macrie is replacing Peter Debreceny, who is retiring from Allstate after nine years with the company and more than 35 years in the public relations field and will report to Joan Walker, senior vice president of corporate relations for Allstate.
Macrie joins Allstate with more than 20 years of financial and strategic communications experience both as a corporate officer and a consultant. She has been the senior vice president of corporate communications at Cardinal Health and the vice president of investor relations at Ameritech. Her consulting client list includes companies such as Monsanto, Pharmacia, SBC Communications, Tellabs and Dean Foods.