NEW YORK—GolinHarris has promoted Paul Patella to senior vice president in its corporate communications practice in New York. In this new role, Patella will provide corporate reputation counsel and business media relations expertise to a number of the agency’s leading clients such as Lloyd’s of London and the Dow Chemical Company, and specialized sector management for financial and business services clients such as MetLife and Infosys.
Patella will be responsible for driving the growth and expansion of the corporate communications practice in New York, alongside recent senior vice president hire and New York corporate group practice leader, Gregory Papajohn.
Patella’s started his career at CNN and CNNfn as a financial news journalist writing and producing for a variety of market shows; and serving as the producer of CNN’s Business Unusual. His editorial experience includes serving as a producer of the International Herald Tribune’s Global Economic Review in Rome, Italy, and as an assignment editor with FOX News Channel in New York.
Prior to joining GolinHarris, Patella held corporate communications and media relations roles with Financial Dynamics and Gibbs & Soell Public Relations in New York.