Chief Talent Officer
Edelman, a New York-based public relations firm, named Claudia Patton its chief talent officer. She reports to Richard Edelman, the company's president and CEO and sits on the 14-member executive committee.
Prior to this appointment, she served the company's executive vice president/general manager.
Patton first joined Edelman in 2002 when Edelman acquired The Headline Group, which Patton founded in 1982 and turned into the Southeast's top-ranking independent PR firm.
Patton earned a bachelor's degree in English from Ohio University.