CHICAGO—GolinHarris has appointed Kathy Rand, most recently managing director of the Chicago office of Manning Selvage & Lee, as a senior consultant in its Chicago headquarters. In a newly created role, Rand will support existing GolinHarris clients; mentor healthcare and consumer brands account teams; and serve as a resource to the agency’s new business efforts.
Rand has spent nearly 30 years working in the Chicago PR community. She most recently led the Chicago office of Manning Selvage & Lee. Prior to that, she spent eight years at GolinHarris, serving as deputy general manager and head of the consumer marketing group in the Chicago office. She has also held positions at The Quaker Oats Company.
During her career, Rand has worked with companies including Procter & Gamble, Campbell’s Soup, NutraSweet, Abbott Laboratories, LaSalle National Bank, Ameritech, and Levi Strauss.