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Last Updated: Fri., Jan. 27, 2023 @ 11:03 am

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On the Move: MMGY Hires Illinois' Tourism Chief

Thu, Jan. 12, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Karla FlanneryMMGY Global hires Karla Flannery as its first chief marketing officer. She was tourism director for Illinois... The American Clinical Laboratory Association names Karen Lancaster associate VP of communications and public affairs... Trialbee, a data and technology platform for patient recruitment and enrollment in clinical trials, brings on Kristopher Sarajian as VP of marketing.

Gagnier Communications Adds Lalani

Wed, Jan. 11, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Riyaz LalaniRiyaz Lalani has joined Gagnier Communications as managing director in the Toronto office of the New York-headquartered financial communications firm.

On the Move: IPR Names CVS Health's Woodall

Wed, Jan. 11, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Yanique WoodallThe Institute for Public Relations names CVS Health VP of communications and customer experience Yanique Woodall as 2023 chair of its board of trustees... Pythian Services hires Christina O'Reilly as SVP of marketing... Burger King picks Patrick O’Toole, who was most recently CMO for PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew brand, to head up its marketing efforts in the US and Canada... Rock Paper Scissors, a music tech PR firm, promotes Tristra Newyear Yeager to chief strategy officer.

On the Move: FischTank PR Names Hamblin CleanTech VP

Tue, Jan. 10, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Joanna HamblinFischTank PR hires Joanna Hamblin as VP of its cleantech and sustainability practice... Lippe Taylor Group promotes Tracey Naden to North America president... LLYC names Luisa Garcia COO and appoints Tiago Vidal as global head of talent and technology... Denny's Corp. hires Sherri Landry as SVP and CMO.

On the Move: FINN Partners Promotes Jones to CMO

Mon, Jan. 9, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Celia JonesFINN Partners promotes Celia Jones to global chief marketing officer... Time names Sadé Muhammad as CMO. Muhammad comes to Time from Forbes, where she founded its representation and inclusion practice... TrailRunner International ups Sarah Grubbs and Zack Kozlak to managing director in the agency’s Nashville and New York offices respectively.

Cheney's Top Comms Advisor Joins Upland Workshop

Fri, Jan. 6, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Jeremy AdlerJeremy Adler, who was Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s top communications advisor, has joined Los Angeles-based Upland Workshop to help open its New York office.

On the Move: BCW Picks Winer for Chicago

Fri, Jan. 6, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Maxine WinerBCW names Maxine Winer EVP, market leader, Chicago... GCI Health hires Amy Inzanti, who was most recently chief strategy officer at Marina Maher Communications, as chief insights and strategy officer... The Next Solutions Group names Lauren Pearle SVP, content and issues management

Soufan Group Recruits Ex-Congressman Rose

Thu, Jan. 5, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Max RoseMax Rose, former Brooklyn/Staten Island Congressman, has joined The Soufan Group, global intellegence and security firm, as vice chairman.

Treasury Dept. Spokesperson Moves to Clyde Group

Thu, Jan. 5, 2023

By Steve Barnes

John RizzoJohn Rizzo, who most recently served as senior spokesman at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has come on board at Clyde Group as senior VP of public affairs.

On the Move: Denver Broncos Name Sullivan CMO

Thu, Jan. 5, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Hailey SullivanThe Denver Broncos name Hailey Sullivan CMO... Keypoint Intelligence hires Nancy Byrne as VP of marketing... Mission North promotes Nicole Messier to president.

On the Move: Transcarent Hires Google, Instagram Vet Gianfredi

Wed, Jan. 4, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Janine GianfrediTranscarent, a health and care experience company, hires Janine Gianfredi, a veteran of Google and Instagram, as CMO... The Cannabis Media Council appoints Marino VP Samantha Qualls to its board of directors as communications lead... OpenX Technologies, a global omnichannel advertising exchange, names Amanda Forrester vice president of marketing.

On the Move: Lumentum Holdings Picks Pan for CMO Post

Tue, Jan. 3, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Caroline PanLumentum Holdings, which manufactures optical and photonic products, names Caroline Pan SVP and CMO... Tests Assured, a provider of assurance testing for emerging technologies, hires Gordon Bell as its first VP of marketing... Amprius Technologies, which produces ultra-high energy density lithium-ion batteries, appoints Scott Zafiropoulo as senior director of marketing

On the Move: Growth Opportunity Partners Taps Vasquez for CMO Slot

Thu, Dec. 22, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Jose VasquezGrowth Opportunity Partners names Jose Vasquez CMO... S2 Capital, a residential real estate investment firm, brings on Patrick Connell as head of capital formation and investor relations, a new post... Vested appoints Adam Smith to UK CEO.

Navarro-McKay to Exit BerlinRosen

Tue, Dec. 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Alex Navarro McKayAlex Navarro-McKay, the leader of BerlinRosen’s campaigns & elections practice, is departing the shop after a 14-year run.