Argonne National Laboratory

Krohn named Argonne Communications Officer

February 23, 2018

Leslie Krohn has been named Chief Communications Officer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Krohn will drive the strategy to share Argonne’s original ideas, rigorous science and positive impact with the world.

Krohn has spent her career using communications to transform businesses and elevate brands including Nielsen, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. Krohn previously served as Vice President of Communications at Sara Lee and Vice President of Marketing and Communications for GE Healthcare Financial Services.

Krohn holds a master’s degree in integrated marketing and communications from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in American studies from the University of Notre Dame.

Argonne National Laboratory seeks solutions to pressing national problems in science and technology. The nation's first national laboratory, Argonne conducts leading-edge basic and applied scientific research in virtually every scientific discipline. Argonne researchers work closely with researchers from hundreds of companies, universities, and federal, state and municipal agencies to help them solve their specific problems, advance America's scientific leadership and prepare the nation for a better future. With employees from more than 60 nations, Argonne is managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, visit the Office of Science website.