CHICAGO — Exelon today announced it has appointed Jean Medina as vice president of Corporate Communications, effective January 30, 2017.
Medina will have oversight of external communications, internal and workplace enablement and executive communications and will report to Maggie FitzPatrick, senior vice president, corporate affairs and philanthropy.
In this role, Medina will be responsible for Exelon’s corporate positioning and reputation infrastructure, and will deepen trust and engagement with stakeholders and millions of customers in hundreds of communities served by the company. She replaces Judy Rader, who assumed the role of vice president of communications for Exelon Generation on Jan. 1.
“Jean brings extensive experience working with the world’s leading companies and industries. Her track record and long-standing commitment to effective corporate communications programs will be important assets as we drive innovation, growth and Exelon’s leadership in shaping our nation’s sustainable energy future,” said Chris Crane, president and CEO, Exelon.
“I am delighted to welcome a leader of Jean’s caliber to Exelon’s dynamic communications and marketing team and look forward to her many contributions as we reshape our corporate programs," FitzPatrick said.
Medina holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Eastern Illinois University.
Medina most recently served as senior vice president of communications at Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines. Prior to A4A, Medina was managing director for external communications for United Airlines.
Her work on advocacy campaigns on behalf of the airline industry and its customers has been recognized with awards from PR Week, SABRE and PRNews.
She will reside in Chicago with her family.