CHICAGO—Following the departure of Betsy Neville, recently appointed to lead the Chicago office of FD, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has promoted Mike Hatcliffe to managing director of its Chicago office. Hatcliffe will be responsible for managing all aspects of the office, including client service, financial oversight and personnel management. He will also continue in his role as head of the agency’s U.S. corporate practice, directing strategies for corporate clients across the Ogilvy PR network.
Hatcliffe has experience in the areas of corporate communications, issues and crisis management, with a particular focus on corporate reputation management. He joined Ogilvy in October of 2005 from Ketchum, where he served as head of its Midwest corporate practice and previously as director of the Chicago office. Before moving to Ketchum in the U.S., Hatcliffe served as managing director of its corporate and technology practice in London.