ATLANTA—South-East public relations veteran Rob Baskin is joining the Atlanta office of Weber Shandwick as president. Baskin brings with him a track record of successful U.S. and global account management for clients such as The Home Depot, Emory University, Equifax, Ernst & Young, Philips Electronics, UPS, AFLAC and McDonald's.
For the past nine years, Baskin was with MSL Group, serving as managing director for MSL Atlanta and interim managing director for MSL San Francisco and MSL Los Angeles.
Earlier in his career, Baskin held several senior communications positions, including director of corporate public relations, director of public relations for Coca-Cola North America, and director of corporate marketing communications. Baskin also served for 10 years at the PR firm Cohn & Wolfe, where he held a variety of account service positions, including general manager of its Atlanta office.