CHICAGO—Ketchum has made a series of leadership changes in its Chicago office. The firm says the changes reflect completion of the final phase of the acquisition of Corporate Technology Communications and its integration into the broader Chicago operation.
J. Adaire Putnam, former managing director of CTC, has been named director of the Chicago office. Paul Rand, former chief executive officer of CTC, becomes managing director and also will continue as director of Ketchum’s global technology practice. Michael Hatcliffe, former Ketchum office director, has been named a senior counselor, and will provide strategic counsel to Ketchum’s largest corporate clients. And Peter Fleischer, former managing director in Chicago, has been named a senior counselor, continuing as an advisor to key Chicago clients, such as Wendy’s, Lions Clubs and Million Dollar Round Table.
In related announcements, Mike Aabram has been appointed director of the corporate practice, and
Scott Patterson becomes director of the technology practice.