BOSTON—Liz Gorman has joined Omnicom’s Cone as vice president of corporate responsibility. Gorman will lead a team that helps companies plan, research, write, and publish corporate responsibility reports and will also serve as a senior member of the agency’s corporate responsibility discipline working with clients.
As founder and principal of Gorman Communications, a firm she established in 2000, Gorman served as a communications consultant to Fortune 500 corporations in the areas of social, environmental, and ethical responsibility. She worked with clients to develop strategic communications that provided greater visibility for key initiatives through responsibility reporting and transparency, collateral development, and stakeholder engagement.
Gorman has worked extensively with Starbucks Coffee Company to develop thematic directions and content for its widely recognized CSR reports and provided additional communications counsel to the company’s top leadership. She has also led teams and consulted on responsibility reporting projects for clients including Chevron, Eli Lilly and Company, Sun Microsystems, Mattel, REI and White Memorial Medical Center.
Prior to launching her own firm, Gorman spent five years at Eddie Bauer, first as a public relations advisor and later as head of the company’s community affairs efforts.