Jill Bratina Kermes, who worked for Ketchum's litigation communications practice in the 1990s, is rejoining the public relations firm as senior vice president for corporate affairs. Bratina Kermes was most recently vice president of brand and corporate communications at Volkswagen of America, and has worked as managing director of Public Strategies, Inc., and as communications director for Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.). She was also Bridgestone's primary spokesperson during a tire recall.
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