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On the Move: MDC Names Pewarski VP-IR

Mon, Apr. 12, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Michaela PewarskiMDC Partners hires Michaela Pewarski as VP-investor relations. Pewarski joins MDC from artificial intelligence company Afiniti... MP&F Strategic Communications brings on Tom Cocke as copy director... MTV Entertainment Group names Jason White chief marketing officer.

On the Move: Makovsky Names Fink President

Wed, Apr. 7, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Catherine FinkMakovsky names Catherine Fink, who was executive VP at Porter Novelli, president. She took the post in January... Participant promotes Laura Kim to executive vice president of marketing at the film production company... Whitestone REIT, a commercial real estate company, hires Rebecca Elliott as vice president, corporate communications... The Ad Council appoints Elise James-DeCruise as its first chief equity officer.

Edelman Ups Dubner, Osborne Ross 

Tue, Apr. 6, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Russell Dubner & Lisa Osborne RossEdelman has elevated US chief Russell Dubner to global vice chairman and head of the just-launched Edelman Trust Institute. US COO Lisa Osborne Ross succeeds Dubner.

On the Move: Konnect Agency Connects with Jacquot

Tue, Apr. 6, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Jason JacquotKonnect Agency connects with NOMAD Digital + Venture's Jason Jacquot and puts him in charge of the digital practice... Walker Sands promotes Dion Manly to VP-operations and Sandeep Goswami to VP- engineering and technology... APCO Worldwide appoints Singapore-based trader and entrepreneur John Lin to its international advisory council... Saucony brings on Fábio Tambosi as chief marketing officer.

On the Move: NY Women's Foundation Hires Fazio-Rutt

Thu, Apr. 1, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Debra Fazio-RuttThe New York Women’s Foundation names Debra Fazio-Rutt VP of strategic communications. She was at ViacomCBS... OnWrd & UpWrd, which recently launched in Alexandria, VA, brings on Curley Co.'s Colleen Lerro Gallagher as a founding partner... Berns Communications Group appoints Lori Rhodes global director.

On the Move: Finn Partners Bolsters Singapore, Shanghai Ranks

Wed, Mar. 31, 2021

By Steve Barnes

FinnFinn Partners appoints Naeema Ismail and Jenny Lo as managing directors in Singapore and Shanghai, respectively... Brunswick Group hires Squire Patton Boggs' Li Hua as a partner in Beijing... Full Court Press Communications ups Caitlin Scott to VP... Overstock.com hires Elizabeth Solomon as CMO.

On the Move: Weber Shandwick Puts Ogilvy's Frohlich in Charge of EMEA

Tue, Mar. 30, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Michael FrolichWeber Shandwick appoints Ogilvy UK's Michael Frohlich as chief executive officer, EMEA... KemperLesnik names Michelle Press senior VP. She was at UL, safety science group... dovetail solutions, which has offices in Denver and Sacramento, brings on Summer Wright as VP.

On the Move: Mission Control Communications Ups Sweet, Zhang

Mon, Mar. 29, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Cassandra SweetMission Control Communications of San Francisco ups Cassandra Sweet and Connie Zhang to VPs... Job site Indeed names Jessica Jensen chief marketing officer... Macy’s promotes Julie Strider to VP, external communications.

Ballard Partners Lands Boston Pol O'Flaherty

Fri, Mar. 26, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Eugene O'FlahertyBallard Partners, which flourished during the Trump administration, has recruited Eugene O’Flaherty, who was corporate counsel for the City of Boston, managing a 60-member staff, for its DC office.

On the Move: BGR Adds Aide to Jersey Sen. Menendez

Fri, Mar. 26, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Fred TurnerBGR Group hires Fred Turner, a top aide to Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez... BookClub signs former Fox Worldwide marketing chief Pamela Levine as CMO... H Code, the largest Hispanic digital media company in the U.S., names Gabby Gonzalez Leung VP of people.

On the Move: Global Strategy Group Hires Lee for Storytelling

Thu, Mar. 25, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Bob LeeGlobal Strategy Group hires Rob Lee to lead a new brand storytelling and digital media unit... Tommy Hilfiger Global tabs Alegra O’Hare, who led Gap’s global marketing team, to serve as chief marketing officer... Clyde Group brings on Eurasia's Farah Farhat as people and culture director.

Former C&W NA Prexy Eder Takes MMI Post

Wed, Mar. 24, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Laura Pesin EderLaura Pesin Eder, who was president, North America at Cohn & Wolfe through the merger that created BCW Global, joins Houston-based MMI Agency as executive VP-communications and operations.

On the Move: NYU School of Professional Studies Enrolls CUNY's Kamath

Tue, Mar. 23, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Angie KamathNYU’s School of Professional Studies recruits CUNY's Angie Kamath for dean post... Icon Source, digital marketplace that connects brands with athletes hires Drew Butler to head its collegiate division... Walker Sands promotes Payal Pathak to VP-PR and creative director Ann Hagner to VP... Golin ups Roxana Diba to managing director in Bucharest.

Harry & Meghan’s COS Exits

Mon, Mar. 22, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Catherine St-LaurentCatherine St-Laurent, who last year took the chief of staff job for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, has stepped down,

On the Move: Nickerson Adds Rosen

Thu, Mar. 18, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Allison RosenNickerson adds Allison Rosen to lead its PR and communications team in New York... Baker Public Relations hires Kristin Wenger, a 20-year veteran of VisitPITTSBURGH... Fair, a multilingual financial services platform, appoints Toni Harrison, chief marketing officer.

On the Move: H&S Names Rodriguez Chief Brand Officer

Wed, Mar. 17, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Veronica RodriguezH&S, a 100 percent woman-owned agency, promotes Veronica Rodriguez to chief brand officer... KemperLesnik brings on John Knebel as VP of sales in its sports sponsorship space... Connected Cannabis names Craig Lyon VP, head of marketing... FLM Harvest names Danita Rodibaugh chair of its board of advisors.

On the Move: Beehive Strategic Comms. Ups Zemke to EVP, Client Strategy

Tue, Mar. 16, 2021

By Steve Barnes

BeehiveBeehive Strategic Communication promotes Ayme Zemke to EVP, client strategy, and Rebecca Martin to SVP, culture and talent... EVINS Communications ups Pamela Pincow to director, food, wine & spirits... Altus Marketing adds Jennifer Dilbeck as senior director of business operations and Robert Graves as director of analytics... Baretz+Brunelle names Robbie Penzell chief digital officer.