Veteran PR Pro Tapped to Lead Kellen’s Communications Division
New York, NY (March 28, 2016) – Kellen, a global leader in association services and communications, announced today that Greg Sherry has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Communications. Sherry comes to Kellen with over two decades as a leader in the public relations industry and a broad range of experience across many industries.
For over fifty years, Kellen has provided companies, associations and nonprofit organizations with an extensive array of communications services, including full-service public relations, public affairs and digital services. Sherry, who has extensive experience building brands and strategic campaigns for consumer, business-to-business and professional services clients, will oversee Kellen’s North American communications staff in offices across the country. Kellen’s communications division has continued to grow steadily as the company has celebrated unprecedented growth in the past several years with several key acquisitions.
“We are very pleased to have Greg join Kellen to help further propel our company forward,” said Peter Rush, Chairman and CEO of Kellen. “His proven track-record for strategic and creative communications will provide great opportunities. Our clients benefit from a communications staff rich with extensive experience, technical knowledge and expertise, cutting-edge digital capabilities and skillful creativity. Greg is an industry leader who is well positioned to lead the team and grow our business.”
“I am excited to join an organization that is so well regarded, both as an association management company, and as a world class communications firm,” said Sherry. “I look forward to working with our team of industry-leading professionals.”
Sherry comes to Kellen with over 25 years of experience developing strategic, creative and results-oriented marketing and public relations campaigns for various clients in a wide range of consumer and business-to-business industries including building and construction, food and beverage, health and wellness, consumer electronics and advanced manufacturing, among others. He devoted much of his career to building his own agency, The Sherry Group, which he sold to Publicis. More recently, Sherry served as Managing Director of the Consumer Marketing Practice at G&S Business Communications, and Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing at LEVICK, a leading independent public relations firm.
Kellen is a global management and communications company serving more than 125 trade associations, professional societies and charitable organizations representing over 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. Kellen specializes in management, communications, digital strategy, government affairs, meetings and events, and consulting across a diverse range of industries. Founded in 1964 and charter-accredited through the AMC Institute, Kellen has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, New York City and Washington, D.C.