NEW YORK—FD has named Betsy Neville senior managing director of the firm’s Midwest operations, leading FD’s Chicago office, developing new growth opportunities in the region and advising an array of the firm’s clients. She joins FD from Ogilvy PR Worldwide where she served as managing director and head of the company’s Chicago office.
Neville will work closely with the firm’s senior team, including Harlan Teller, who oversaw the opening of FD’s Chicago office in 2005 and who will be taking on additional corporate responsibilities at a senior management level in the coming weeks.
Neville joined Ogilvy in 2003 to lead its Chicago corporate practice where she counseled clients including Deloitte, CDW, Zimmer, Country Insurance & Financial Services, Hudson Highland Group and the University of Chicago. Earlier, Ms. Neville founded and was president of the Neville Group, a marketing communications agency. She began her career at the Chicago Tribune.