Katie Fallon has been appointed Fidelity’s new Head of Communications, Public Affairs and Policy, succeeding J.J. Johnson. Katie will be responsible for leading Fidelity’s public affairs and policy agenda, overseeing our internal and external communications priorities and advancing the work we’re doing to help those in the communities where we operate.
Katie has extensive leadership experience across government affairs, communications, and community relations, within both the public and private sectors. Most recently, she has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Global Impact Officer at McDonald’s, leading government relations and public policy, communications, ESG strategy and philanthropy globally. Prior to McDonald’s, Katie was EVP Corporate Affairs at Hilton, where she led government relations, communications, corporate responsibility, and philanthropy.
Previously, Katie served in senior leadership roles in the U.S. Senate for Senator Chuck Schumer and in the White House for President Obama. While at the White House, she served as Deputy Communications Director and Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, working closely with leaders of both political parties in negotiating major bipartisan legislation on matters of trade, federal spending and more. She started her career in finance, as an associate investment banker at Lehman Brothers in New York City.
Katie will report to Maggie Serravalli, Fidelity’s Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Services, and will be based in Washington, D.C.
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