David Fischer, who was senior director at the American Chemistry Council during a ten-year stint, has joined IBEX Partners, the DC-based public affairs shop.
As partner and legal/regulatory affairs chief, Fischer will work with the firm's clients in the energy, industrial chemistry, food and agricultural sectors.
At the ACC, Fischer worked in its chemical products and technology unit, where he led environmental and regulatory matters.
Michael Law and Michael Sessums launched IBEX this year.
Law was Burson-Marsteller's US president and head of Ogilvy's west coast operation, while Sessums worked as managing director in B-M's PA & crisis group and served in the White House and State Dept.