larry larsenLarry Larsen, senior VP at MSLGroup and former principal at Sard Verbinnen & Co, has landed at IR/PR shop Dresner Corporate Services in Chicago to serve as senior advisor.

Larsen, who served with Dresner managing director Steve Carr on the board of NIRI/Chicago, left Sard last year and co-led MSLGroup's financial and crisis practice in the U.S. during a brief stint.

He previously headed Weber Shandwick's Boston financial and professional services practice in New England. Earlier stints included Edelman, FleishmanHillard and Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

At Dresner, which also has a New York office, he focuses on financial transactions and corporate events like IPOs, M&A, crises and bankruptcies.