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Last Updated: Mon., Mar. 8, 2021 @ 5:17 pm

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On the Move: Cornerstone Government Affairs Recuits Cuzzi

Tue, Feb. 16, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Mike CuzziCornerstone Government Affairs adds Mike Cuzzi to its federal government relations team... TransMedia Group names Jennifer Weinstein executive president of PR... The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations appoints Leah Seay as 2021 Emerging Leaders Committee chair.

On the Move: W2O Hires Postmates' Garcia as Chief People Officer

Fri, Feb. 12, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Stephanie GarciaW2O brings on Postmates' Stephanie Garcia as chief people officer... Precision Strategies adds Roselyn Igbani as creative director and Tim Rice as strategic communications director... New York State Department of Financial Services names Sophia Kim director of communications... JetBlue hires Jayne O’Brien as head of marketing and loyalty.

On the Move: Edelman Adds Ryan to Crisis Team

Thu, Feb. 11, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Edelman brings on Aidan Ryan as VP with the firm’s U.S. crisis and reputation risk advisory team... MetroPlusHealth appoints Lesleigh Irish-Underwood as its first chief brand and external relations officer... BECK Media & Marketing promotes Tom McAlister to president... French/​West/​Vaughan ups Abigail Quesinberry to vice president, social media & influencer marketing.

On the Move: Vikings Pass CMO Job to Nance

Wed, Feb. 10, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Martin NanceThe Minnesota Vikings NFL team names Martin Nance executive VP & CMO. The ex-NFL wide receiver was at PepsiCo/Gatorade....Pyxis Partners, a D.C. healthcare firm, adds Bill Murat as senior advisor and Abena McAllister as director... CuriosityStream appoints Ashley Huston VP of communications.

On the Move: Subject Matter Hires Maggie Bergin

Tue, Feb. 9, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Maggie BerginSubject Matter hires Maggie Bergin as senior VP for client leadership... The Trevor Project, suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people, brings on Joshua Weaver as VP of marketing... GreenRoom names Joe Pollicino director, digital.

On the Move: United Minds Names Burchell Exec. VP

Mon, Feb. 8, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Michael BurchellUnited Minds names Michael Burchell executive VP... Gatorade hires former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Kalen Thornton as chief marketing officer... History Factory promotes Jason Dressel to president, a newly created position... Foodmix Marketing Communications brings on Michele Underwood as executive creative director.

On the Move: Goodwill Industries Names Crawley CMO

Fri, Feb. 5, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Onney CrawleyGoodwill Industries International names Onney Crawley chief marketing officer, effective Feb. 16... Carve Communications appoints Scott Goldberg managing director and executive VP of client services... Stratacomm brings on April Harding as digital director.

On the Move: Finn Partners Promotes Nicole Cottrill

Thu, Feb. 4, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Nicole CottrillFinn Partners promotes Nicole Cottrill to senior partner and health provider services group head, a newly created position... The Brandon Agency hires Stephen Childress as chief creative officer... George P. Johnson, experiential marketing shop, promotes Fiona Bruder to president of its North and South America operations... Altais, a healthcare services start-up, recruits Bill Cummings as senior director of marketing and external communications, and Jena Corda as director of communications.

On the Move: Subject Matter Taps Cornish for CEO

Wed, Feb. 3, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Nicole CornishSubject Matter promotes Nicole Cornish to CEO... Inkhouse ups Tiffany Darmetko to executive VP, client services... Gatesman elevates Mackenzie Leahy to VP, associate media director... Brilliant PR & Marketing lifts Clark Nesselrodt to executive VP... Moore hires Greg Fox as chief strategy officer.

IBM Names New CMO

Tue, Feb. 2, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

Carla Piñeyro SublettIBM has appointed Carla Piñeyro Sublett to the role of senior vice president and chief marketing officer.

On the Move: LeCronier Shops at Brad's Deals

Tue, Feb. 2, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Molly LeCronierBrad's Deals appoints Molly LeCronier head of corporate communications at the shopping platform. She's veteran of H+K, Ruder Finn and BSMG Worldwide... D S Simon Media promotes Mike Bako to SVP, media and broadcast services and Lauren Campbell to GM... Glen Echo Group brings on Jesse Spector of the Software & Information Industry Assn. as a senior director.

DKC’s Canning Returns to OPM 

Fri, Jan. 29, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Chris CanningChris Canning, who did a five-year stint at DKC Public Affairs, has returned to the Office of Personnel Management as chief of staff.

On the Move: Jack in the Box Names Ostrom CMO

Fri, Jan. 29, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Ryan OstromJack in the Box names Ryan Ostrom executive VP and chief marketing officer... BlocPal International brings on Procter & Gamble's Sushant Trivedi as CMO... Enphase Energy, a global energy management technology company, hires Allison Johnson as CMO.

On the Move: Vested Recruits Lansons' Calogero

Thu, Jan. 28, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Danny CalogeroVested names Danny Calogero director in its London office. He joins from Lansons... Idea Hall adds Sven Johnston, founding partner of Gigasavvy, to its executive leadership team.....Golin hires Claire Koeneman to lead its North American corporate communications practice.... Astute brings on Zarnaz Arlia as chief marketing officer and promotes Shellie Vornhagen to chief customer experience officer at the consumer engagement platform.

On the Move: BackBay Communications Hires Media Strategist Mitchell

Wed, Jan. 27, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Donna MitchellBackBay Communications hires Donna Mitchell as a media strategist in its asset and wealth management group... G&S Business Communications promotes Tori Nystrom to vice president... Identiv, which offers digital identification and security services, appoints Leigh Dow as vice president of marketing... 4media group brings on Mark Edwards as vice president of client services and Troy Watters as director of production services.

Muņoz Takes Helm of LLYC US

Tue, Jan. 26, 2021

By Steve Barnes

MunozJuan Felipe Muñoz, who served in the cabinet of Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, is joining LLYC as its CEO in the U.S.

Walker Sands Calls Santoro CEO

Tue, Jan. 26, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

Mike SantoroWalker Sands has elevated president Mike Santoro to the role of chief executive officer.