Janise Murphy, a FleishmanHillard senior partner who was previously regional president of the Omnicom PR unit’s southern U.S. region, has been appointed chief practice officer.
It’s a new role at the agency, intended to help the global PR powerhouse identify strengths and new areas of innovation and bring them to scale for the benefit of its clients.
Murphy, who joined FH in 1990, initially held a post at the agency in Washington, D.C. before moving to Dallas to found FleishmanHillard Texas. She served as general manager of that office until 1999. She began her career at Burson-Marsteller in Chicago, where she was a Senior Account Executive
In the chief practice officer role, Murphy will oversee the work done by FH’s global practice and industry leaders and will work alongside client, business development and office leaders.