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Last Updated: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019 @ 4:05 pm

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Hsia Heads to FTI From Jane Street

Wed, Jun. 5, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Colleen HsiaFTI Consulting recruits Colleen Hsia from trading firm Jane Street to serve as senior managing director and America's head of financial services in the firm’s strategic communications segment.

On the Move: Wetmore Takes Reins at Weber Shandwick/LA; Martin Moves to Strategy Post at Rhea + Kaiser; Candon Joins Hill+Knowlton as Strategy Director; Lambert Promotes Lipari

Wed, Jun. 5, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Jim WetmoreWeber Shandwick tabs Jim Wetmore to head LA office... Rhea + Kaiser president/CEO Diane Martin moves to chief strategy officer slot as part of executive reorganization... Hill+Knowlton Strategies names George Candon strategy director in Brussels... Lambert promotes Sawyer Lipari to senior director.

Rosseter Takes Top Comms Spot at Equifax

Tue, Jun. 4, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Amanda RosseterAmanda Rosseter, who led led global external communications and media for The Coca-Cola Company, has been named chief communications officer at data analytics and tech company Equifax.

On the Move: APCO Hires Zeno Group's Steve Earl; Haven Tower Names Larry Roth Advisory Board Chair; Stein IAS Makes Ed Davis VP-Client Services

Thu, May 30, 2019

By Steve Barnes

APCO Worldwide lures Zeno Group's Steve Earl with London managing director slot. He founded and served as managing director of Zeno's European operation... Haven Tower Group taps Larry Roth chair of its advisory board... Stein IAS of San Francisco makes Ed Davis VP-US client services. He joined from Fifth Ring, where he headed international client services, in April.

On the Move: Demonstrate Hires Sean DallasKidd as Creative Chief: York & Chapel Ups Exec. VP Jill Perkins to CEO; American Flood Coalition Names Dante Cutrona Government Relations Chief

Thu, May 23, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Sean DallasKiddDemonstrate hires Sean DallasKidd as chief creative officer. He's a veteran of J. Walter Thompson/San Francisco... York & Chapel promotes executive VP Jill Perkins to CEO slot. She held top marketing positons at Playtex, and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas... American Flood Coalition puts Dante Cutrona in charge of government relations.

Weber Woos Ludlam to Head West

Fri, May 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Will LudlumWeber Shandwick has named Will Ludlam president of its western region, which includes offices in Seattle, Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

On the Move: Marina Maher Hires MSL's Rema Vasan as EVP; Endeavor Global Marketing Grabs Samantha Stark From Ketchum; rbb Names Lauren Bernat Equity Partner; H+K Ups deVries

Thu, May 16, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Rema VasanMarina Maher Communications appoints Rema Vasan as EVP, chief innovation officer. Vasan joins MMC from MSLGROUP, where she was global lead on Procter & Gamble... Endeavor Global Marketing recruits Samantha Stark from Ketchum for executive VP-PR position... rbb Communications names Lauren Bernat equity partner... H+K Strategies ups Jack de Vries to Netherlands CEO.

Westbound Makes Martin Partner

Wed, May 15, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

Linda MartinPorter Novelli partner Linda Martin has moved to Westbound Communications, where she’s been named partner and general manager of the agency’s Orange, CA headquarters.

On the Move: Beehive Ups Abigail Greenheck; DeVries Snags Ketchum's Christa Lombardi; Valence Media Names Emily Spence its First PR Chief

Thu, May 9, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Abigail GreenheckBeehive Strategic Communication has promoted Abigail Greenheck to group vice president... DeVries Global has appointed Christa Lombardi senior vice president, Health + Wellness. Lombardi comes to DeVries from Ketchum... Valence Media, parent of Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, has named Emily Spence executive vice president, head of communications, a newly created role.

On the Move: Edelman Southwest Adds Kristena Lucky, Brooke Taylor, Kate Burton; GCI Health Hires FH's Kirsten Whipple; The S3 Agency Adds Leon Grassi

Wed, May 8, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Kristena LuckyEdelman Southwest has named Kristena Lucky executive VP and head of its brand practice. It recruits Weber Shandwick's Brooke Taylor and MicroblomeDX alum Kate Burton for senior VP jobs... GCI Health hires FleishmanHillard's Kirsten Whipple for executive VP/wellness & nutrition post... The S3 Agency adds Leon Grassi as VP-sales & marketing.

On the Move: BCW Names Johanna Skilling, Jeffrey Cutler Exec. VPs; H+K Ups Claire Holden to UK Chief Innovation Officer; SourceCode Hires Hugh Collins; George P. Johnson Ups Fiona Bruder to Exec. VP-Client Success

Tue, May 7, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Johanna SkillingBCW names Johanna Skilling and Jeffrey Cutler executive VPs for strategy/planning and analytics/performance, respectively... Hill+Knowlton Strategies elevates Claire Holden to chief innovation officer in the UK... SourceCode Communciations hires Bateman Group's Hugh Collins... George P. Johnson shop promotes Fiona Bruder to executive VP for client success.

French DOD Spokesperson Takes H+K Post

Fri, May 3, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Valerie DescableValerie Lecasble, spokesperson for France's Ministry of Defense, has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies as managing director of its Paris office.

On the Move: Gfinity Adds Heineken's John Clarke; Harvest Health & Recreation Cannabis Firm Hires Alex Howe; Carl Marx Advisors Ups Jeanine Krattiger

Fri, May 3, 2019

By Steve Barnes

John ClarkeGfinity hires Heineken global communications chief John Clarke for global brand & marcomms duties... Harvest Health & Recreation, a vertically-integrated cannabis company, names Alex Howe corporate communications head... Carl Marks Advisors ups Jeanine Krattiger to managing director in charge of branding, media relations, website development and PR.

On the Move: USC Hires MSL Pro Glenn Osaki; March Communications Recruits Amanda Fountain; Greentarget Hires Betsy Hoag; Violet PR Adds Dan Gunderson, Sarah Smith

Thu, May 2, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Glenn OsakiUSC names MSL vet Glenn Osaki senior VP/chief communications officer… March Communications recruits Amanda Fountain from 451 Agency for director of social media strategy… Greentargethires Betsy Hoag as research/planning director… Violet PR adds Dan Gunderson, former Daily News reporter, and Sarah Smith, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce alum.