NEW YORK—The Torrenzano Group has hired Al Bellenchia as managing director. A specialist in advising companies in transition, Bellenchia has provided counsel to companies on issues at the intersection of corporate reputation and valuation.
Bellenchia most recently spent nearly nine years at Fleishman-Hillard, where he headed the firm’s financial communications practice for four years, and also led its New York corporate and financial communications group. His clients have included the Association for Investment Management and Research, Abbott Laboratories, AT&T, Barclays Global Investors, Canon USA, Cardinal Health, DuPont, Deutsche Asset Management, J.P. Morgan Chase, Procter & Gamble, Visa USA and Yahoo.
He has helped numerous companies make the transition from private to public ownership and has designed and executed investor communications programs, managed communications for major transactions and counseled clients through a variety of crises.
Prior to joining Fleishman Hillard, Bellenchia held leadership positions at several major firms, including Rowland Worldwide, and began his career as a communications specialist in the utility industry.