Huron Consulting Group appoints new Chief Marketing

26 August 2015

Huron Consulting Group has recently appointed Debbie Murphy as Corporate Vice-President and its new Chief Marketing Officer. Murphy, who joins from Zebra Technologies, will be charged with leading the firm’s global brand development and marketing strategy.

Debbie Murphy joins Huron Consulting Group from Zebra Technologies, where she has worked since 1996, with a small break between 1999 and 2002. Her most recent role at the firm was that of Vice-President of Global Marketing. During her 16 year career at Zebra Technologies, Murphy climbed the ranks and fulfilled several other leadership roles, including Vice-President of Market and Channel Development, Director of Marketing and Global Practice Leader of Life Sciences. Prior to joining Zebra Technologies, she worked as Manager of Marketing Communications for Rexam, as Director of Marketing for GTE and as Manager of Sales Promotion for MCI Telecommunications.

Murphy holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing – Economics from the University of Connecticut School of Business.

Mark Hussey and Debbie Murphy - Huron Consulting Group

As the new Chief Marketing Officer, Murphy will be in charge of the firm’s global brand development, marketing strategy and programmes, and corporate communications. In addition, she will focus on growing awareness and reputation for Huron’s services and creating opportunities in both current and new markets.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Hussey, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Huron Consulting Group, says: “I am delighted to welcome Debbie to our team. She brings a tremendous track record of developing strategic marketing programs to drive growth. Debbie’s passion for marketing and collaboration is an excellent fit for Huron.”

Murphy adds: “It is an exciting time to join the talented team at Huron. I look forward to partnering with Huron’s businesses to grow revenues, create new market opportunities, and deliver new value for Huron’s clients.”


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