LOS ANGELES—Investor relations and public relations consultancy PondelWilkinson has hired George Medici as a senior vice president, and Ron Neal has been promoted to vice president.
Medici most recently was director and vice president of national media business strategies at Porter Novelli, based in New York, where he provided strategic business and financial media counsel for corporations in various sectors. He has particular expertise in the fusion of traditional and social media, and has experience in the consumer products, technology, healthcare and energy sectors, as well as in corporate and financial communications, public affairs and issues management.
Neal joined PondelWilkinson in 2008 as a senior associate. He previously held a decade-long career at the Los Angeles Times, serving in a variety of editorial positions.