Ellis fills a vacancy that has been open since Nancy Hyde departed last September.
“Ellis efforts in Newton will focus on furthering Newton’s innovation economy, assisting Newton’s current businesses to grow and prosper, and attracting
new business to the city,” said Newton Planning Director, Barney Heath.
“Kathryn has impeccable credentials for this position. With over twenty-seven years’ experience in Economic Development, Kathryn has particular expertise
in assisting government agencies plan and implement integrated marketing and communication programs both in the US and abroad,” Heath said in a statement.
“In particular, on behalf of the UK government, she focused both on assisting European companies