Strachan Joins Ilitch Holdings as Communications Manager

Jan 20, 2012, 13:36 ET from Ilitch Holdings, Inc.

DETROIT, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The appointment of Carly Strachan as communications manager for Ilitch Holdings, Inc. was announced today by Karen Cullen, vice president of Corporate Relations.

"Carly brings more than 10 years of communications experience to Ilitch Holdings," said Cullen.  "She has a wide variety of media relations and marketing communications experience for large-scale events and entertainment, non-profit organizations and development projects that will contribute greatly to our team and help us meet our goals both internally and externally as we continue to grow our organization."

Previously, Strachan served as account manager at lovio george | communications + design, a Midtown Detroit-based agency, where she provided media relations, marketing and advertising services for clients such as the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, The Parade Company (Target Fireworks and America's Thanksgiving Parade®), Hudson-Webber Foundation, Cranbrook and Midtown, Inc.  At lovio george, she also provided marketing communications support for some of Detroit's major sporting events including Super Bowl XL through Detroit's Host Committee and the 35th Ryder Cup Matches and 90th PGA Championship with the PGA of America.

Her additional experience includes providing public relations and marketing support at Munro & Foster Communications in London, England and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  

Strachan is a resident of Detroit and earned a bachelor's degree in integrated public relations from Central Michigan University. She is a member of the marketing and 313 committees for the Detroit Historical Society's Past>Forward Campaign, as well as a volunteer committee member for the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and a longtime member of Detroit Synergy.

About Ilitch Holdings, Inc.

Ilitch Holdings, Inc. provides professional services to the companies owned by Michael and/or Marian Ilitch. The Ilitch companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries include: Little Caesars Pizza, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Little Caesars Pizza Kits Fundraising Program, Champion Foods and Uptown Entertainment. Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers. Marian Ilitch owns the MotorCity Casino Hotel.

SOURCE Ilitch Holdings, Inc.