Toronto-based Porter Novelli Canada has hired Patty Chornenky as a consultant in its consumer division. She will work on accounts including Duracell and Head & Shoulders. Chornenky was previously at Elevator Communications. Reena Kudhail has joined the firm as a senior consultant in its health and wellness division. Her accounts will include Pfizer Canada-EpiPen. She was previously at the Heart and Stroke Foundation.