Emilie Schaum Joins Porter Novelli as Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Jul 02, 2015, 10:00 ET from Porter Novelli

NEW YORK, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli (PN) announced the hire of Emilie Schaum as vice president, talent acquisition. Schaum is responsible for recruiting for the Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York and Washington, DC offices. She joined the agency on June 1 in the New York office, and reports to Mindy Gikas, executive vice president and North America talent leader.

Schaum has led talent acquisition and human resources functions at agencies including Grey Direct, Medicus Group (now Publicis Healthcare Consulting Group), MSLGroup and PHD, working across disciplines/practices to recruit talent at all levels. Most recently, she recruited for Marina Maher Communications and Rx Mosaic.

"Emilie fills an important role as our demand for top talent continues to grow," said Gikas. "We are relentlessly focused on attracting and retaining the very best public relations professionals at Porter Novelli-- smart, committed individuals who are passionate about delivering results for our clients. Emilie will be an instrumental part of bringing those people on board."

PN was named a 2014 Best Place to Work by PRWeek.

About Porter Novelli
Porter Novelli is the global public relations agency that pioneered social marketing. We've been motivating people to change deeply ingrained behaviors rooted in cultural and social norms for more than 40 years. Porter Novelli is a different kind of agency—and we recognize, respect and champion companies with the spirit, drive and tenacity to do things differently. We like taking on big challenges, and even bigger challengers, and we seek out clients who feel the same way—clients who have the conviction to tell their own story, and the courage to innovate from who they have been into who they know they can be. For additional information, please visit www.porternovelli.com. Porter Novelli is a part of the DAS Group of Companies.

About the DAS Group of Companies
The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

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