SAN FRANCISCO—Grayling has appointed Chris Boehlke as chief executive of its, North America public relations operations, which includes leadership of the firm’s PR teams in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento.

Boehlke joined the company following the acquisition of her own firm, Connecting Point, in 2009 by Grayling parent Huntsworth. She currently leads Grayling’s San Francisco operations.

Boehlke has more than 30 years’ experience across consumer, corporate and technology PR. Her sector experience spans technology, consumer packaged goods and environmental issues. Prior to founding her own company, she served on the global senior management teams of both Edelman and Burson-Marsteller.