August 02, 2015

Communications & Media Executive Moves


Kathy Cripps, longtime president of the PR Council, will step down from her position by the end of the year. A search committee has been formed, led by former PR Council chairman and current FleishmanHillard CEO Dave Senay. Cripps has been president of the PR Council for more than 13 years, following a career that included senior roles at Burson-Marsteller and Hill + Knowlton Strategies.

Jill Estorino to global marketing and sales EVP, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. She succeeds Leslie Ferrarowho was named president of Disney Consumer Products in May.

Natasha L. Rankin, CAE, is now COO of the American Counseling Association. She was a senior executive with Bostrom, a leading association management company, where she served as executive director for the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation and the Greeting Card Association. In addition, Natasha previously served as the executive director of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. She has served on the CEO Advisory Board and on the review team for the ASAE annual meeting, as well as on the development committee of the ASAE Foundation. She earned a bachelor’s degree at American University.

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