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Last Updated: Tue., Jul. 16, 2024 @ 4:45 pm

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FGS Global's Maibaum Moves to Brunswick Group

Tue, Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Andrea MaibaumAndrea Maibaum, who has most recently led FGS Global’s European ESG team as a managing director, will be joining Brunswick Group's Frankfurt office in October.

On the Move: Trident DMG Hires FH's Hennessey

Tue, Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Lydia HennesseyTrident DMG appoints FleishmanHillard's Lydia Hennessey as a director... Dukas Linden Public Relations, promotes Judy Speicher to senior vice president... Breach Secure Now, a provider of comprehensive cybersecurity, AI and productivity solutions, names Dan Dufault as VP of marketing.

On the Move: Case Western Enrolls Nestle Alum

Mon, Jul. 15, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Erica StarrfieldCase Western Reserve University recruits Nestlé USA director of strategy & development for marketing Erica Starrfield to serve as VP for marketing and communications, effective Aug. 1... Milk & Honey PR appoints Richard Bagnall as group non-executive director... Truescope, a global media monitoring and PR measurement company, hires Tressa Robbins as VP of client success.

On the Move: Golin Names Creatives in Dallas, Miami

Fri, Jul. 12, 2024

By Steve Barnes

GolinGolin hires Ryan Durr as executive creative director in Dallas and Frank Garcia as ECD in Miami... Dataminr, an AI platform that provides real-time insights on events, risks and threats on a global scale, names Jeana Tahnk VP of communications... Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, a bicoastal law firm, appoints Jill Jacobs as chief marketing & business development officer... Fox Agency names Chau Wang as US head of media; Raven Carpenter as US PR director; and Romario Martin as US head of paid search.

On the Move: Glen Echo Recruits PPI's Kaelin

Thu, Jul. 11, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Tommy KaelinGlen Echo Group recruits Progressive Policy Institute director of public affairs Tommy Kaelin as a director, focusing primarily on artificial intelligence, privacy and content moderation issues... The Public Affairs Council names Milka Amanios as social impact practice manager... Bolt PR appoints Jessica Ballew as digital marketing director.

On the Move: Newman Scores at US Soccer

Wed, Jul. 10, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Catherine NewmanU.S. Soccer names WWE's Catherine Newman as CMO... Nissan names Jeff Pope to succeed Scott Shirley, who is retiring, as chief marketing manager & marketing operations, effective Aug. 1... Bob’s Red Mill, an employee-owned natural foods company, hires Daniel Barba as VP of marketing.

Heimann to Step Down as Weber Shandwick CEO

Tue, Jul. 9, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

WeberGail Heimann will step down as CEO of the Weber Shandwick Collective in November, capping a 28-year career at the Interpublic unit. Weber president Susan Howe will assume the CEO slot.

Frayter Books Ticket on Flix North America

Tue, Jul. 9, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Karina FrayterFlix North America, owner of the Greyhound and FlixBus intercity bus lines, has named Karina Frayter head of PR and corporate communications.

On the Move: Burson Adds Reterska, Portugal

Tue, Jul. 9, 2024

By Steve Barnes

BursonBurson names Kasia Reterska head of US better impact and Emily Portugal head of US growth... Cornerstone Government Affairs adds Keith Stern, former senior advisor to House Democratic Whip Katherine Clark (D-MA), to its federal government relations team... Motion promotes Terry Mertens to executive creative director, a newly created position at the agency... George P. Johnson, a strategic experience marketing agency, hires Jenn Houston as executive director of sports activations.

On the Move: Formula E Adds Man U's Ellie Norman

Wed, Jul. 3, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Ellie NormanFormula E, a motorsport championship racing series for electric cars, names Manchester United's Ellie Norman CMO... Amentum names Booz Allen & Hamilton vet Nathan Rutledge SVP and head of investor relations... Entergy New Orleans promotes Leroy Nix to its leadership team as VP of regulatory and public affairs.

On the Move: NVG Hires AFL-CIO's Samuel

Tue, Jul. 2, 2024

By Steve Barnes

NVGNVG names former AFL-CIO director of government affairs William Samuel as senior adviser and brings on National Women’s Law Center's Erinn Martin as VP... Cumulus Media promotes Shoshana Shapiro to SVP, corporate communications and marketing.... Comcast ups Javier Garcia to its central division senior leadership team as SVP of sales & marketing.

Regan Communications Group Adds Zarbano

Mon, Jul. 1, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Joe ZarbanoJoe Zarbano, who spent about 14 years at Boston’s WEEI Sports Radio Network, has joined the city’s Regan Communications Group as senior VP-strategic partnerships.

On the Move: Connect Creative Adds Chapman

Mon, Jul. 1, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Parke ChapmanConnect Creative, which focuses on the commercial real estate sector, brings on Rubenstein alum Parke Chapman as VP of its eastern region... Electrolux Group, a global appliance company, names Nikos Bartzoulianos group CMO effective Aug. 23... Marino promotes Siobhán Stocks-Lyons to VP.

On the Move: Krakos Defense Hires Burghoff as PR Chief

Thu, Jun. 27, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Claire BurghoffKratos Defense & Security Solutions hires Claire Burghoff as VP of government affairs & corporate communications... International Data Group names former IBM Watson CMO Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek as chief marketing officer... Ascensus, which provides a range of tax-advantaged savings programs, brings on Emily Pachuta as CMO.

On the Move: SourceCode Ups Stippich, Hires Conte

Wed, Jun. 26, 2024

By Steve Barnes

SourceCodeSourceCode Communications promotes Kristen Stippich to be the agency’s first US managing director and hires Christa Conte to succeed her as EVP, head of client service... ROKK Solutions, hires Mary Werden, who most recently served as communications advisor to Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), as VP... Mason promotes Derek Beere to SVP.

Teneo Taps B-M Alum for Dutch Post

Tue, Jun. 25, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Kees BoefTeneo has appointed Kees Boef CEO of its Netherlands office, effective Sept. 16. He had headed Burson-Marsteller’s Dutch operation.