Jennifer Risi joined Ogilvy PR as EVP of the firm’s 360 Degree Media Influence practice and director of content creation on March 1. Risi was previously EVP at Weber Shandwick where she co-founded the firm’s global strategic media practice with Billee Howard and founded that firm’s proprietary VOICEBOXX system for executive speaking engagements. Howard recently joined Allison & Partners as MD of the firm’s new Brand Innovation group.
According to her LinkedIn profile, Risi was also recently president of JMR Communications from November 2010.
At Ogilvy, Risi will be responsible for providing counsel on global media relations, brand innovation, and CEO positioning.