NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeno Group, a Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. communications firm, today named Barby K. Siegel as chief executive officer. Siegel joins Zeno from Ogilvy Public Relations, where she was managing director of global consumer marketing. Lynn Hanessian, who has served as Zeno's CEO since October 2007, is returning to Edelman to establish and lead Edelman Bio, a full service science and biomedical communications business.
With revenues of $10 million, Zeno has 55 employees in four U.S. offices - New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. - representing clients including AstraZeneca, Craftsman, Evenflo, Kia Motors America, Pizza Hut, Schering-Plough, Turtle Wax, and Wyeth. The firm focuses on Consumer, Corporate, Digital, Health and Public Affairs.
"Barby is a creative and proven leader who has demonstrated her ability to grow business globally," said Richard Edelman, president and chief executive officer of Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. "Her extensive background in brand marketing - particularly in consumer, technology and health - will help continue to drive Zeno's success. I worked closely with Barby for 10 years at Edelman and am thrilled to have her return to the DJE family of companies."
"Lynn has done a superb job of leading Zeno, and her deep experience in the health arena makes her a natural fit to create a dream team of emerging science and medical issues strategists to establish a new global medical communications group," said Edelman. "We look forward to her return to Edelman to undertake her next career challenge."
Siegel will lead Zeno from the firm's New York office - reporting to Richard Edelman, and will work closely with the Zeno senior team: Phil Armstrong, COO (New York); Lisa Robinson, chief creative officer and managing director (Los Angeles); Heather Gartman, managing director (DC); Grant Deady, managing director (Chicago); and Andrea Morgan, managing director
|SOURCE Daniel J. Edelman, Inc.|
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