Associated Bank recently announced that chief marketing officer Christopher C. Piotrowski has been promoted to executive vice president; joining the company's executive committee and reporting to president and CEO, Philip B. Flynn.

"Since joining Associated in April of this year, Christopher has proven his effectiveness in leading strategic marketing and brand initiatives," Flynn said. "He will continue to add value to the organization based on his extensive marketing management experience with a number of world-class organizations."

In addition to marketing, Piotrowski oversees corporate communications including public relations, internal communications and corporate social responsibility.

Piotrowski has more than 17 years of brand management, marketing, innovation and advertising development experience with companies serving both consumer and commercial markets. They include SC Johnson, MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch.