No Crisis: Sheehy Joins Cone PR

BOSTON Omnicom Group PR shop Cone said it has hired Jennifer Sheehy as vice president of the shop’s crisis management practice.

“Jennifer brings a decade of experience in helping organizations analyze vulnerabilities, prepare for potential crisis situations, and manage crises that do occur,” said Mike Lawrence, evp at Cone in Boston. “Jennifer will broaden Cone’s ability to be a thoughtful partner to companies and nonprofits that want to meet that responsibility.”

Prior to Cone, Sheehy, 33, served as vp and director of the crisis communications center at independent Boston-based ad agency Clarke Goward, where her clients included Ben & Jerry’s, Friendly’s Ice Cream, Johnson & Johnson and several Massachusetts municipalities.

Cone clients include the American Heart Association, ConAgra Foods, Jiffy Lube, Jockey, PNC Bank and Starbucks.