CHICAGO—MWW Group has appointed Kathy Fieweger as executive vice president and general manager of the firm's Chicago office. Fieweger also becomes leader of the firm’s national enterprise risk and labor relations practice.
Fieweger, who previously had served as EVP, corporate reputation, at the firm, has more than 20 years of experience in media, public relations and financial communications, working on corporate and executive positioning, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and crisis, risk and issues management, and labor relations.
Prior to joining MWW, Fieweger served as senior vice president at Edelman, where she specialized in crisis and issues management, advising clients on high-risk engagements including legal matters, labor issues and complex financial transactions with international impact. Before her tenure at Edelman, Fieweger worked with Financial Dynamics, a division of FTI Consulting, on its special situations team, and as a director at United Airlines, working with senior management to develop and execute communication strategies to maintain airline viability, brand preservation and operational performance during the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process.
A former journalist at Reuters, Fieweger began her career as an aviation reporter.