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Last Updated: Mon., Sep. 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

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On the Move: Sloane & Co. Hires FGS Global's TJ White

Fri, Sep. 23, 2022

By Steve Barnes

TJ WhiteSloane & Company hires TJ White as managing director and head of special situations. White joins the agency from FGS Global... FINN Partners promotes Laura Shuey-Kostelac to partner, global public affairs... Bastion Insights, which has rebranded from Bastion db5 to reflect the increasing globalization under its Australian parent company Bastion Agency, names Joanna Fanuele CEO... Mondavi & Family promotes Pam Novak to VP of marketing.

SKDK Puts Lyons on Payroll

Thu, Sep. 22, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Sarah LyonsSKDK has named Sarah Lyons senior VP in the public affairs practice of the Stagwell unit. She had been serving as a consultant.

On the Move: Signal Snags Dow Jones' McNeill

Thu, Sep. 22, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Nancy McNeillSignal AI appoints Dow Jones CRO Nancy McNeill as global chief revenue officer... Real estate investing platform Landa brings on Andrew Yolin as chief marketing officer... Pontera, a financial tech company focused on helping people reach a better retirement, names Nicole Zheng as CMO.

FH's Choi-Wiles Drives to Audi

Tue, Sep. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Whaewon Choi-WilesWhaewon Choi-Wiles, who was most recently general manager, SVP and at FleishmanHillard, comes on board at Audi of America as director of corporate communications.

On the Move: Lund Takes Health & Wellness Post at WPP

Tue, Sep. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Wendy LundWPP names Wendy Lund EVP, chief client officer for health and wellness... CEDIA, the global association for the home technology industry, names Christine DeJoy VP of communications... Brunswick Group brings on Pascal Saint-Amans as a partner in the firm’s Paris office, effective November 1... athenahealth, which provides network-enabled software and services for medical groups and health systems, hires Stacy Simpson as CMO.

On the Move: Wachsman Welcomes Cointelegraph's Cassano

Mon, Sep. 19, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Jay CassanoWachsman welcomes Cointelegraph CEO Jay Cassano as chief growth officer... APO Group appoints Edelman Africa head writer and content strategist Lindsay Farley as VP of editorial and content strategy... OPSWAT, a provider of critical infrastructure protection cybersecurity solutions, hires Tomer Zuker as chief marketing officer.

Teneo Hires Scott

Fri, Sep. 16, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

David ScottDavid Scott, a veteran of National PR and FleishmanHillard, has joined Teneo as managing director in Toronto.

On the Move: H+K Puts Terry in Global Health Chair

Fri, Sep. 16, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Brenna TerryHill+Knowlton Strategies names Brenna Terry global chair of healthcare, effective September 19... Charge Enterprises, which provides charging infrastructure for communications and electric vehicles, names Jeffrey Kuhlman CCO... Paris Hilton's 11:11 Media hires Krystal Hauserman as its first CMO.

On the Move: Orangetheory Fitness Names Lohr CMO.

Thu, Sep. 15, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Kelly LohrOrangetheory Fitness names Kelly Lohr CMO. She was at Freshly, Nestle's prepared meal delivery subscription services... Schwartz Media Strategies hires Bryna Winer as executive director. Winer joins the Miami-based firm from Ander & Co... Reform Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to probation, parole and sentencing reform, appoints Kim Spitaleri as CMO.

On the Move: SPI Group Hires Hajdak

Wed, Sep. 14, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Stacey HajdakSPI Group brings on Stacey Hajdak as SVP... Strategic Elements hires Kathy Didawick as a strategic partner... Open Systems, a cybersecurity services provider, appoints May Mitchell CMO... Fanatics Betting and Gaming hires MTV Entertainment CMO Jason White.

Brunswick Group Taps Suzy Welch

Tue, Sep. 13, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Suzy WelchSuzy Welch, former Bain consultant, Harvard Business Review editor-in-chief and wife of the late “Neutron Jack Welch,” will be joining Brunswick Group on Sept. 19 as a senior advisor.

On the Move: Lambert Hires Ogilvy Vet Wiegard

Tue, Sep. 13, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Beth WiegardLambert hires Beth Wiegard as a director in its capital markets group... Fossil Group, which owns or licenses such brands as Fossil, Armani Exchange, Diesel and DKNY, hires Lisa Marie Pillette as SVP and CMO... Wagstaff Media and Marketing promotes Ernst Flach to managing director, destination marketing & representation.

Townsend Returns to NYC & Co.

Fri, Sep. 9, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Tiffany TownsendTiffany Townsend, who most recently served as a senior advisor in the U.S Small Business Administration, has rejoined NYC & Company as EVP, global communications.

On the Move: Prosek Partners Hires CIA's Chavkin

Fri, Sep. 9, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Jonathan ChavkinProsek Partners hires CIA's Jonathan Chavkin as SVP in DC... Doug Emhoff, the husband of VP Kamala Harris, hires Lisa Acevedo as communications director... Intentsify, which provides B2B organizations with buyer and account intelligence, names Jennifer Ross CMO.

On the Move: Clarity Hires Wakeford for LA Outpost

Thu, Sep. 8, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Jason WakefordClarity names Jason Wakeford SVP, working out of the agency’s Los Angeles office... imre promotes Sarah Dembert to EVP and Emily Giegerich to SVP... Verusen, a supply chain intelligence provider, appoints Rebecca Schuette as SVP of marketing.

On the Move: Signal Group Hires Lockwood

Wed, Sep. 7, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Matt LockwoodSignal Group hires Matt Lockwood as EVP. He was at Clyde Group... Ogilvy names Devika Bulchandani global CEO... NATIONAL Public Relations brings Paul Wilson back to the firm as SVP, organizations and stakeholders and hires Denis Coupal as VP, health and life sciences... Cart.com, an end-to-end e-commerce-as-a-service company, names Rachel Truair CMO.

On the Move: Motion Makes Mertens Group Creative Chief

Tue, Sep. 6, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Terry MertensMotion hires Terry Mertens as VP, group creative director....WP Engine, which develops products and services for WordPress users, appoints Sachin Puri as SVP and CMO....Canela Media brings on Oswald Méndez as CMO, a newly created position.