Rob Clark
Rob Clark

Rob Clark, who headed communications at Medtronic and ExxonMobil in a 25-year career, has joined FGS Global as managing director in Chicago.

At Medtronic, Clark was CCO in charge of internal/external outreach, corporate marketing, and philanthropy for the healthcare giant with more than 85K staffers.

He exited Medtronic for the head of global communications post at ExxonMobil based in Dallas.

Most recently, Clark served as SVP, chief marketing & communications officer at Caris Life Sciences.

Andrew Cole, deputy global CEO and North America co-CEO, said Clark has been in the forefront of helping companies “navigate complex challenges and opportunities ranging from transactions and proxy contests to climate change and environmental initiatives.”

Before entering the private sector, the Virginia Military Institute graduate served in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve, where he was a Minuteman II ICBM missile launch crew officer and PA officer.

He rose to the rank of Major.