NEWS22 September 2010

Widmeyer names Cohn as research practice head

North America People

US— PR agency Widmeyer Communications has hired Ron Cohn as senior vice president to lead its research and polling practice.

Cohn comes to Widmeyer from survey research and consulting firm Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates, where as senior vice president he managed a research team focused on security issues, corporate social responsibility, financial education and regulatory concerns for a variety of clients, including Visa.

He has also served as a senior analyst at Lake Snell Perry & Associates and as research director for Fingerhut/Granados Opinion Research.

Widmeyer principal Margaret Dunning said: “Ron’s expertise in assessing public opinion for corporate, association and public affairs clients is a perfect match. His knowledge and experience will further enhance Widmeyer’s research-based approach to communications.”