NEW YORK—Weber Shandwick has promoted Chris Perry to president, digital communications. In his new position, Perry will lead the firm’s efforts to conceptualize and deliver strategic “inline” communications programs, while expanding the practice’s product, service and research offerings.
Perry has relocated to the firm’s New York office and continues to report to Gail Heimann, vice chair of Weber Shandwick.
Perry, a 10-year veteran of the firm, most recently was executive vice president, digital strategy and operations and general manager of Weber Shandwick’s Los Angeles office. Previously, he worked in the Detroit office where he led a number of new media campaigns as the client leader for General Motors.
In addition, Natalie Petouhoff has joined Weber Shandwick as chief strategist for digital communications. Petouhoff was most recently senior analyst for customer experience and social media at Forrester and has experience putting people at the center of organizational change, customer service and marketing strategy. She will be based in the Weber Shandwick Los Angeles office and have a practice-wide role in support of client growth, practice development and thought leadership.