At the Interpublic unit, Kerrigan led its corporate reputation and brand practice, while as E&Y's director of America's communications he helped the firm navigate the Enron accounting scandal.
Kerrigan also held posts at Hill & Knowlton (managing director-corporate and financial media relations) and is the author of “Our Future in Public Relations: A Cautionary Tale in Three Parts."
Jamie Diafera, IG CEO, called Kerrigan a well-respected veteran of the communications industry. “As a corporate communications faculty member at New York University and the author of a book on public relations, he embraces the idea of being a lifelong student while also developing the next generation of PR professionals," he added.
Kerrigan will work with IG clients in the areas of media relations strategy, issues management and stakeholder engagement.