CN Communications International Inc. (CN) announced that Kim Case has been appointed president of the company. An experienced business leader with more than a decade of experience at CN, Case will take over the operational management of the company and oversee its strategic direction. Anthony Cicatiello will continue to serve as chairman and CEO.
“For more than 40 years, CN has been at the forefront of media relations, government affairs and association management in New Jersey and across the region. Much of our recent success is due to Kim’s steadfast advocacy, strategic support, and dedication to our clients,” Cicatiello said. “Kim has a vision for our company’s growth that will continue to deliver for CN clients and future clients. I am thrilled to pass the reigns of president of CN to Kim and to watch as she realizes this vision.”
Case started her career at CN as an intern and returned to the company more than 12 years ago as vice president, where she has positioned herself as a leading voice for education, STEM initiatives, and business relations in the state. She currently serves as executive director of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, a CN client. During her time at CN, Case has been recognized by NJBIZ as one of the 50 Best Women in Business and by both the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey and Association for Women in Science-New Jersey for her outstanding leadership in the STEM advocacy field.
“CN has been a major part of my professional life since starting as an intern while at Rutgers University and returning as its vice president more than a decade ago,” Case said. “I have learned so much about strategic communications, client relations, and business from Tony Cicatiello and am grateful to him for this new opportunity. I am honored to be taking on the role of president of CN and look forward to driving the company to even greater levels in the future.”
CN is a marketing and public relations company that has serviced clients in both New York City and New Jersey and across the region. CN’s core consulting services include research-based media relations, public affairs, digital media, association management, and marketing communications. CN has a broad range of clients, ranging from the healthcare field to educational institutions to real estate industries.
Case holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers College, a Master of Science from Pace University, and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law School in Newark. Before entering law school, she participated in Teach for America, a non-profit organization that enlists the nation’s most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence. For her assignment, she taught middle school in the Bronx. After law school, she practiced law as a litigation associate.
She presently serves as vice president of the Long Hill School District Board of Education, on the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Jersey board of trustees, and on the advisory board for the Institute for Women’s Leadership at Rutgers University. She previously served on Governor-elect Murphy’s Education, Access, and Opportunity Transition Committee, is a LEAD NJ alumna, and while at Rutgers was student representative to the Board of Governors and undergraduate student representative to the Board of Trustees.
Case is married with two children and lives in Gillette.
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