MINNEAPOLIS: The Walker Art Center hired Ryan French as director of marketing and PR, effective in October. French, who succeeded the recently-promoted Phillip Bahar, was most recently the director of corporate relations at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He will oversee strategic communications for the Walker Art Center.
McFarlin joins Weber
MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL: Robert McFarlin has joined the Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Weber Shandwick as VP of the corporate, community, and public affairs practice. Previously, McFarlin was assistant commissioner for policy and public affairs at the Minnesota Department of Transportation.