ATLANTA, May 11, 2004 - Veteran marketing and public relations executive Anthony J. Tortorici has been named Chief Marketing Officer for CoreNet Global, the association for corporate real estate and workplace management executives.
According to Peggy Binzel, Chief Executive Officer, Tortorici will be responsible for overall strategic direction, development, branding and communications for the professional organization's products, services and events.
Headquartered in Atlanta, CoreNet Global serves more than 7,500 members in five global regions including Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America and maintains offices in Melbourne, Brussels, Toronto, Sao Paolo, London and Hong Kong. In addition, some 50 chapters provide local services to the membership.
Tortorici formerly headed Tortorici & Randolph Inc., an Atlanta marketing and public relations consultancy, since 1992. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Marketing for Ogilvy Worldwide in New York from 1990 and as Vice President of Public Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta from 1977.
A graduate of Cleveland State University with a B.A. in English, Tortorici began his career as a reporter with United Press International, then became news editor for WEWS-TV followed by News Bureau Manager for General Electric and Director of Public Relations for Cleveland-Cliffs, all in Cleveland, Ohio.
Tortorici is a founding member of the National Investor Relations Institute and the National Association of Independent Public Relations Agencies.CoreNet Global (www.corenetglobal.org) became the premier association of its kind and the only association to gather the entire corporate real estate industry with the 2002 merger of the International Development Research Council (IDRC) and the International Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE)