Catherine Cochran
Cathy Cochran

Cathy Cochran, senior VP in Teneo’s Washington office, has rejoined the US Dept of Agriculture as director in its communications office.

She joined the global CEO advisory from Glover Park Group (now FGS Global), where she led its food and agriculture practice.

Prior to GPG, Cochran did a nearly 10-year stint at the USDA and served as press secretary for Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack during the Obama administration.

She also led communications for USDA’s food safety and inspection service.