Detroit-based Ilitch Holdings Inc. has announced the promotion of Jamie Langdon to vice president of corporate communications. She previously served as director of communications.
Langdon, a metro Detroit native who attended Michigan State University before getting her degree in journalism from Emerson College in Boston, will now direct media relations, creative content creation, and internal communication for the Ilitch companies. Additionally, she will serve as professional counsel to leadership for all companies in the area of corporate communication and community relations activities.
“Since joining the organization in October 2019, Jamie has quickly adapted to the team and showcased her leadership skills, efficiently working to identify key focus areas for our communication initiatives, including the launch of our News Hub,” says Christopher Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings. “She has played an integral role in ensuring our organization provides appropriate updates on our activities across our businesses, and we’re looking forward to her taking on a larger role in communicating our company vision.”
Langdon has nearly 20 years of communications experience as well as a mix of marketing and branding in her background. Before she joined Ilitch Holdings, she was in a director-level communications role with The Walt Disney Co. and led a team that developed global communication strategies that promoted Disney Parks, Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar. Langdon also previously held leadership positions with Caesars Entertainment, Zeno Group for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Darden Restaurant Group.
Ilitch companies represent brands including Little Caesars, Blue Line Distribution, the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers, Olympia Entertainment, and Olympia Development.