NEW YORK—DeVries Public Relations has hired Jon Cronin to lead its digital media department, where he will provide strategic insights to harness the power of the digital economy for clients. In addition, the firm has added Michael Decicco in its creative services department as information resources manager. Both are new positions.
Cronin was most recently at Yahoo!, where he managed marketing programs that focused on thought-leadership events, advertising programs, creative agency outreach, and group digital strategy. Prior to Yahoo! he planned digital media strategy for MSN and Expedia.
Prior to working at DeVries, Decicco worked as the director of the library and institutional research for The College of Westchester, where he specialized in conducting a vast number of in-depth market analyses and studies, developed strategic planning initiatives and was responsible for creating a detailed Intranet.