Bret Werner, who came over to MWWPR in January of this year from Catalyst as chief client officer, is the firm’s new president as part of a revised management structure.  He will share day to day management with CEO Michael Kempner.

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Werner co-founded Catalyst as a managing partner in 2006 and worked through its 2012 sale to IMG Worldwide. He stepped down with co-founder Bill Holtz in October 2015.

Newly-promoted chief people officer Gina Cherwin and CFO William Starace round out the executive team that will report to CEO Michael Kempner.

“By elevating Bret to our executive management team, along with Chief People Officer Gina Cherwin, CFO Will Starace and myself, we are truly integrating the foundation of this company,” Kempner said.