Julie Ciardiello
Julie Schumacher Ciardiello

Julie Schumacher Ciardiello, who rejoined Porter Novelli from Ketchum in November 2016 as managing director of its flagship New York office, has exited that post.

She had replaced Erin Osher, who relocated to PN's Seattle office.

"Julie continues to support various accounts as a senior counselor and she is exploring options to grow her career within the OPRG [Omnicom Public Relations Group] network," a PN spokesperson told O'Dwyer's. "We will be announcing publicly our new managing director for New York soon."

At Ketchum since 2007, Schumacher Ciardiello was a leader of its NYC consumer brand practice and then helmed its food & wellness practice. She stepped up to co-director of the North American food group in 2014

Schumacher Ciardiello did stints at Creamer Dickson Basford, Hill & Knowlton and Golin Harris before joining PN in 1998 as VP working on the Kellogg's account.

She then left for senior VP jobs at Vorhaus & Co. and Marina Maher Communications before joining Ketchum.