Former NEOMG President to Lead Communications for Medical Mutual of Ohio

Medical Mutual of Ohio has appointed Andrea Hogben, former president of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, as senior vice president of strategic communications.

She will assume her new role on August 29 and will report to Jared Chaney, Executive Vice President and Director of Communications, until he retires in August 2017, when Hogben will assume the lead communications role of the company. ‘business. “I am delighted that Andrea is joining us and will lead our communication areas once Jared retires next summer,” said Rick Chiricosta, President and CEO of Medical Mutual, in a statement. “She will be a great addition to my management team. »Hogben worked at The simple merchant for 22 years, most notably as senior vice president of sales and marketing and president of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, which includes The simple merchant and Cleveland.com. The Northeast Ohio Media Group recently rebranded itself as Advance Ohio. She sits on the boards of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the United Way of Greater Cleveland. Most recently, she was co-chair of the Marketing and Content Committee of the Republican National Convention Host Committee. “I have always been impressed with the impact Medical Mutual has in our community and I have immense respect for the management team,” Hogben said in a statement. “It’s an understatement to say I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”