DETROIT, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The appointment of Jennifer Haselhuhn as director of communications for Ilitch Holdings, Inc., was announced today by Karen Cullen, vice president of corporate communications. "Jennifer brings more than 13 years of communications practice to Ilitch Holdings," said Cullen. "She has a wide variety of experience that will help us meet our communications goals internally and externally as we continue to grow our organization." Previously, Haselhuhn was a communications director at Casey Communications, a Detroit-area public relations firm. There she serviced a variety of automotive and non-profit clients while also overseeing daily operations of the agency. Before working at Casey Communications, Haselhuhn was the manager of communications at GMAC Financial Services. Her main responsibilities included managing the company's charitable contributions and events. As such, she implemented a strategic and standard process for giving and helped streamline event participation, particularly for GMAC's significant involvement with Habitat for Humanity. Prior to that, Haselhuhn was a financial communications integrator at General Motors Corp., where she was responsible for driving a better understanding of financial performance and business goals and objectives internally. Her responsibilities also included speechwriting for executive members of the finance staff. She also spent more than six years at Delphi Corp., serving in a variety of communications roles with increasing responsibility. Prior to leaving Delphi, she was the speechwriter for the company's vice chairman and responsible for creating and managing the execution of a communications plan to help transform the corporation into a lean enterprise. Haselhuhn received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Eastern Michigan University. A Michigan native, she now resides in Orion Township with her husband, Paul, and two-month-old daughter, Hadley. She is a published writer of various magazine articles and poetry. Her other hobbies include trail running and adventure racing. Ilitch Holdings, Inc., based in Detroit, is an Ilitch-owned company that provides professional and technical services to other businesses owned by Michael and/or Marian Ilitch. Other Ilitch-owned companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries include: Little Caesar Enterprises, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Champion Foods, the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, and Uptown Entertainment. Total revenues for the Ilitch-owned businesses in 2006 totaled $1.6 billion.
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