Edelman recently named Phil Koesterer senior vice president, planning director, B2B at the international firm's Chicago office.
Koesterer has more than 10 years of experience with strategic-branding leadership for clients in the areas of financial and professional services, technology and industry.
He previously was the planning director and senior planner at Ogilvy & Mather, his LinkedIn.com page said. Before that, he was strategy director at Leo Burnett, a planner at Critical Mass, strategist at VSA Partners and a consultant at Capital H Group.
Koesterer also is an adjunct assistant teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.
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Edelman has collected numerous honors, including the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for public relations as well as being tapped the Global Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report and PRWeek. It is also one of this year's Agencies to Watch, according to Advertising Age.