Google Veteran to Lead DDC Public Affair’s Digital Practice
December 4, 2017
Plunkett brings digital experience from both the political and corporate sector
WASHINGTON, DC – Google veteran Jacqueline Plunkett has joined DDC Public Affairs as Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy. Plunkett will lead the advertising, analytics, and social media divisions and serve as a key strategic advisor for DDC’s clients.
“Jacqueline’s experience in leading brand reputation and promotion campaigns for some of the world’s most iconic brands, combined with her work in targeting key political influencers, will be a major differentiator for our clients’ digital campaigns. Her hiring also solidifies DDC’s commitment to being the most effective digital agency in public affairs,” said DDC President Jim Gianiny.
“DDC has led the way on digital in the public affairs sector for more than two decades, and I am excited and energized by the opportunity to apply my experience to furthering the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit I’ve found here at DDC. Being a part of the Omnicom family with access to that level of sophistication on the digital front makes joining this team even better,” said Plunkett.
Plunkett is a graduate of Princeton University and New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she received her BA in History of Science and Technology, and MBA, respectively.
DDC serves as a strategic partner to the world’s top companies and associations when they face critical challenges impacting their brands, their industries, and their reputations. Positioned at the nexus of communications and public affairs, we help clients effectively connect with critical audiences, navigate legislative and regulatory complexity, and build consensus and support for their campaigns and issues. The result is a full-service strategic communications partner for our clients—for and beyond traditional public affairs, including brand reputation management, crisis communications, labor issues, mergers and acquisitions, product awareness, corporate governance and compliance. With 160+ employees in our Washington, D.C. headquarters and a vast, bipartisan, nationwide field network, we have built many of the most successful public affairs programs and issue awareness campaigns over the last two decades. DDC is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.