Jennifer Thompson has joined Edelman‘s Chicago office as SVP of the crisis and issues practice. She’ll be working on crisis strategy and with multinational clients on reputation management plans and crisis response. Previously, she was MD in the international operations segment of Oshkosh Corporation, handling, among other things, government relations activities in Asia Pacific while she was based in Beijing.
Marina Morrison-Keiler has joined denim label Citizens for Humanity’s Goldsign brand as director of PR and marketing managing brand strategy, media relations, VIP services, and events. Previously she was West Coast director for Wetherly Fashion Group. [Via PRCouture]
David Vermillion has been appointed public affairs market leader and deputy public affairs practice head at Burson-Marsteller. Most recently, he was EVP and NY public affairs practice leader at Edelman. While at Edelman, he worked on a variety of issues with a variety of clients including Off-Track Betting in New York during its Chapter 9 restructuring.