Nathan Friedman has been promoted to managing director of Ogilvy PR/Chicago, effective Jan. 1, 2010. He replaces Mike Hatcliffe, who will return to his original role as head of the agency's United States corporate practice, where he directs strategies for corporate clients across the Ogilvy PR network.
In Friedman's new role, he will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Chicago office, including client service, financial oversight and personnel development. Friedman joined Ogilvy Pr in 1999, and most recently served as group director of the Chicago office's corporate practice. Friedman has worked with a number of Ogilvy PR clients, including Hudson, Deloitte, CDW and LG Electronics. A search for a new Chicago group director is underway.