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Edelman Upgrades Rick Murray to Chicago President

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Edelman’s head of digital Rick Murray is moving up to President of the firm’s 500-person Chicago office, according to an announcement.

Murray succeeds Janet Cabot and Mark Shadle who served as co-presidents since 2008. Cabot will move over to head of Edelman’s U.S. food and nutrition practice, while Shadle will head up corporate affairs for sister agency Zeno Group.

The appointment of a new global digital practice leader is expected soon. In the meantime, it’s in the hands of preseident and COO Nancy Ruscheinski.

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