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Ed Filipowski

Ed Filipowski (BSJ83) was inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement in 2021.

Filipowski was co-chairman of public relations firm KCD. Alongside long-time co-chairman Julie Mannion, he presided over the fashion agency's eight partners, three offices and five divisions: media relations, event and fashion show production, digital, entertainment and technology. The agency is staffed with more than 100 employees worldwide in its New York, London and Paris offices and clients include McQueen, Givenchy, Balmain, Tory Burch, Tommy Hilfiger and Target. Filipowksi died in January 2020.