Judy Brennan, who had been an Ogilvy PR New York staff member in the 1990s is returning to the firm effective May 31 as EVP and Midwest director of the firm’s financial and reputation risk group.

Previously, she was the SVP and director of the Midwest corporate and healthcare practice at Ketchum. While there, she worked on issues related to recessionary TARP funding and with a number of health insurers, among others. She also spent 12 years with Sard Verbinnen & Co. working on IPOs, M&As, and corporate reputation management.

Also joining Ogilvy is Iain Bundred, who worked as spokesperson for former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. He will serve as director of strategic media relations in the London office, leading efforts in crisis, political comms, and reputation management.