CHICAGO—Publicis Groupe advertising agency Leo Burnett has named former Dow Chemical PR chief Patti Temple Rocks executive vice president and global director of corporate communications, responsible for strategic leadership of internal and external communications for the agency.
Temple Rocks formerly served as vice president, global public affairs and reputation at The Dow Chemical Company, where she led a global communications function of over 300 employees in 28 countries. She is returning to Chicago where she spent much of her career as a senior leader at GolinHarris International, overseeing McDonald's, BP, Levi Strauss and several other blue-chip accounts.
Leo Burnett has also hired Amy Cheronis as senior vice president, director worldwide corporate communications, reporting to Temple Rocks. Cheronis was most recently senior vice president, U.S. communications director at DDB in Chicago.