NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, today announced that Jodi Brooks has been promoted to Chair of the firm's U.S. Technology Practice, effective immediately.
In her new role, she will work closely with other practice and market leaders in the U.S. under the leadership of U.S. CEO Michael Law, to whom she reports. Brooks will be responsible for leading and growing the firm's Technology Practice across the U.S.
"Jodi brings fresh perspective, unique insights and a level of drive and energy that inspires her colleagues and clients," said Law. "Her tireless efforts to bring world-class results to her clients, build the practice and grow the next generation of talent embody the caliber of professional I am proud to call a colleague."
Before joining Burson-Marsteller in 2013 as a Managing Director in the practice, Brooks was Senior Vice President at Weber Shandwick, where she managed the global Bausch + Lomb, global Honeywell ACS and Polaroid accounts. She also led the Honeywell Nobel Laureate program and provided ongoing strategic direction for national media relations. Earlier in her career she held senior roles at Ketchum and Ogilvy PR.
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