Oscar Suris, the former PR chief at Wells Fargo who exited amid its fake accounts scandal, has joined Zeno Group as executive VP for corporate and crisis strategy.
At his departure from the embattled bank last August, Suris was executive VP and head of corporate relations and PR counsel to top management.
The nine-year veteran of the bank was charged with “communicating the company’s vision & values, goals and achievements to key stakeholders—team members, customers, communities and shareholders,” according to his LinkedIn bio.
Earlier, Suris was director of corporate communications at Ford Motor and AutoNation.
The latest Wells Fargo CEO, Tim Sloan, quit March 28 after a three-year run. He had replaced John Stumpf. Allen Parker, general counsel of the bank, is interim CEO.
Zeno Group, #5 on O'Dwyer's rankings, is a Daniel J. Edelman Co.
Edelman represents Well Fargo. It promoted the January launch of the new image campaign tagged "This is Wells Fargo" to highlight its commitment to customer service.