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Thursday, December 02, 2010

Lang has been hired at OLSON as PR account director

Carrie Pruyn Lang has been hired at OLSON as account director in the agency's public relations practice. She joined the agency from Fleishman-Hillard, where she was a vice president in the consumer marketing practice. Before FH, she was a marketing director for Macy’s. She has years of experience handling PR for consumer clients like Buffalo Wild Wings, McDonald’s and Motorola.

“Carrie's retail marketing background and terrific sensibilities bring great new opportunities for OLSON clients as our PR practice continues to grow," says Steve Peckham, SVP and director of holistic services, OLSON. “But just as exciting to all of us are her infectious personality and meticulous account management, which make working with her a pleasure. We’re thrilled Carrie has joined OLSON."

“Thanks to OLSON’s holistic approach to client business, I’ll truly be able to merge my corporate marketing and consumer PR experience. The culture here is unlike anything I've experienced before in my career—the energy and passion are palpable in this office,” says Carrie Lang. “I’ve been watching OLSON for some time, and its fast-paced growth and top-notch client roster say everything. There are so many creative minds here, but all the work is founded in smart, strategic thinking. It’s amazing to be a part of this team.”