NEW YORK—FD has named Jeannine Dowling as senior vice president in its business consulting practice. Dowling joins FD from Diageo North America and will be based in Washington, D.C., where she will join a team of professionals specializing in solving business problems and enabling clients to manage their businesses effectively in a rapidly changing and increasingly regulated environment.
She will also be working closely with FD partner Gephardt & Associates, former Democratic Majority leader Dick Gephardt’s consultancy, which provides strategic business consulting, public policy development, capital acquisition and labor relations assistance to companies across the world.
Dowling has spent the last 20 years working with global consumer products companies operating in highly regulated industries, most recently at Diageo North America, the world’s leading beer, wine and spirits company, where she was senior vice president for corporate relations and led a multidisciplinary team responsible for the organization’s brand and corporate communications.
Before joining Diageo, Dowling was a vice president in government affairs for New York Life Insurance Company and served as director of public affairs at Philip Morris.