Liz Van Lenten has joined Ogilvy PR as Executive Vice President and Group Director of its Chicago Consumer Marketing Practice. Van Lenten had previously served as a Director, External Communications for Abbott Laboratories, a pharmaceutical company. Prior to Abbott Van Lenten served as a food and consumer practice leader with MS&L and Burson-Marsteller, and had a 17 year tenure head of the consumer brands group at Golin Harris.