CHICAGO—Porter Novelli has named Wendi Taylor Nations managing director of its Chicago office. Nations, who has more than 20 years of marketing communications experience, will continue to direct several account teams in the Chicago office and will work with client leaders to further the firm’s goal of becoming a marketplace leader and premiere talent destination.
Former Chicago managing director Linda Hadley will turn her attention to handling more client work.
Nations joined Porter Novelli in 2001 as senior vice president and Chicago healthcare practice leader with experience in medical device, consumer health, biopharmaceuticals, hospitals, and health plans. Before joining Porter Novelli, Nations served as senior managing director of Hill and Knowlton’s Midwest healthcare practice.