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Scissons Placed at Russell Reynolds

Tue, Jun. 9, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Amy ScissonsAmy Scissons, a veteran of Mercer management consultant, has joined Russell Reynolds Assocs. as chief marketing and communications officer.

On the Move: APCO Adds Ceruti as Senior Director in Milan

Thu, Jun. 4, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Simone CerutiAPCO Worldwide names Simone Ceruti senior director in its Milan office... Target brings back former communications director Molly Snyder to run comms for its Shipt grocery delivery service... North Square Investments signs up Martin Gawne as head of marketing.

On the Move: Managed Funds Assn. Names Noah Theran PR Chief

Wed, Jun. 3, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Noah TheranManaged Funds Associations names Noah Theran executive vice president and managing director of global communications... Warner Bros. hires Tricia Melton as chief marketing officer of its Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics division... Digimarc Corporation brings on D.J. Vogt as senior director of corporate communications.

On the Move: Crosby Marketing Communs. Adds Edelman Alum Julia Krahe

Tue, Jun. 2, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Julia KraheCrosby Marketing Communications names Edelman alum Julia Krahe as a senior vice president in D.C. She also was communications director for Sen. Amy Klobuchar... Murphy O'Brien adds Michael Altneu as VP-real estate... Health Unlimited promotes Clare Peck to managing director.

G&S Alum Altheide Takes Top PROI Spot

Mon, Jun. 1, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Jeff AltheideJeff Atheide, who recently stepped down as COO of G&S Business Communications, is now global managing director of PROI, the network of independent PR firms.

On the Move: APCO Bolsters Campaigns/Advocacy Team

Wed, May 27, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Brandon NealAPCO Worldwide adds Brandon Neal and Preston Graham to its campaigns & advocacy team... Gavin, a York, PA-based branding and communications agency, hires Kimberly Myers as PR director... Caliber Corporate Advisers names Jacqueline Silva managing director. She joins from Hume Brophy.

On the Move: Ogilvy Names Philip Heimann CMO

Fri, May 22, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Philip HeimannOgilvy names Philip Heimann worldwide chief marketing & growth officer and promotes David Ford to worldwide chief communications officer... Bullpen Strategy Group calls on Vaughn Jennings for senior VP post. He flies in from Airlines for America... Dane Creek Capital Corp., a private equity firm investing in pet food businesses, adds Alexandra Wood as VP-marketing and communications.

On the Move: ACLU Names Rebecca Lowell Edwards CCO

Wed, May 20, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Rebecca EdwardsThe American Civil Liberties Union names Rebecca Lowell Edwards chief communications officer. She's held PR jobs at Schneider Electric, International Olympic Committee and GE Oil and Gas... Heineken hires Stacey Tank again as she returns June 1 as chief corporate affairs & transformation officer... Helicopter Association International recruits Robert Volmer as VP of marketing communications.

NFL Names Miller to Oversee Comms, PA

Tue, May 19, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Jeff MillerThe National Football League has promoted Jeff Miller to executive vice president of communications, public affairs and policy.

APCO Snags British Politico

Mon, May 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Richard HarringtonAPCO Worldwide has brought on former UK minister for business and industry Richard Harrington as a senior advisor and member of the firm’s international advisory council.

On the Move: H+K Puts Abhishek Gulyani in Charge of India

Mon, May 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Abhishek GuylaniHill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Abhishek Gulyani as CEO to lead operations in India... Development Counsellors International promotes Daniella Middleton to senior VP of its tourism group... American Homes 4 Rent,provider of single-family homes for rent, names Megan Grabos senior VP of communications, a newly created position.

On the Move: Finn Partners Adds Véronique Simon-Cluzel as VP-Health

Wed, May 13, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Veronique Simon-CluzelFinn Partners hires Véronique Simon-Cluzel as VP, health, a newly created position... Approach Marketing adds five senior leaders to its executive team... Aileron Communications promotes Peter Gray to VP, client services and Sandra Bartishell to VP, operations.

Centogene Recruits Baxevanis for PR Post

Tue, May 12, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Angelos BaxevanisCentogene, a genetic biotech focused on rare diseases, has named Angelos Baxevanis senior vice president communication and marketing.

On the Move: PROI Worldwide's van Veen Resigns

Tue, May 12, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Allard van VeenPROI Worldwide founding partner & managing director Allard van Veen resigns... AKA has brought on Jason Vargas as chief marketing officer and Scott Moller as principal... Bastion Elevate has hired Andrew King as director of public relations.

On the Move: Maurice Lévy Joins Board of Vatican-Linked Humanity 2.0

Wed, May 6, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Maurice LevyMaurice Lévy, Publicis Groupe CEO, joins advisory board of Vatican-linked Humanity 2.0, which facilitates collaborative ventures between the public, private and faith-based sectors on human development projects... Burrelles promotes Cathy Del Colle to president. At the firm since 1987, she becomes its first woman president... Kelley Kronenberg, a business law firm, names Michelle Martinez Reyes its chief relations officer, with oversight of PR.

On the Move: Condé Nast Names Danielle Carrig Global CCO

Mon, May 4, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Danielle CarrigCondé Nast names Danielle Carrig global chief communications officer, a new post, effective May 26... Qurate Retail Group, parent of QVC, HSN and Frontgate, hires Ian Bailey as senior VP, communications and community. Bailey joins the company from Abercrombie & Fitch... Everest Re Group, a Bermuda-based reinsurance company, recruits Chubb's Stephanie Merkel as VP-marketing and communications.

On the Move: Walt Disney TV Recruits Netflix's Kristen Andersen

Wed, Apr. 29, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Kristen AndersenWalt Disney Television has hired Netflix's Kristen Andersen as VP-communications at its Freeform cable channel... Showtime ups Erin Calhoun to EVP of communications. She succeeds Johanna Fuentes, who is exiting for Warner Bros... dovetail solutions, a PR, branding, crisis and PA firm, hires Julia Bulotti and Erin Uribe as client services partners.

Ex-COS to Sen. Coons Blasts Off for Mercury

Tue, Apr. 28, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Adam BramwellOmnicom's Mercury PA unit has hired Adam Bramwell, former chief of staff for Delaware Senator Chris Coons, for the managing director slot of its Washington office.

S&S Alum Volk Shifts to Evoke

Tue, Apr. 28, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Kristin VolkKristin Volk, chief strategy officer at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, has joined Evoke, the healthcare marketing communications arm of UK's Huntsworth.

On the Move: Employera Adds Kim Clark

Mon, Apr. 27, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Kim ClarkEmployera, a management consulting firm, has brought on Kim Clark as partner and head of its internal communications practice. A well-known conference speaker, Clark has run employee communications at KLA, GoDaddy, PayPal and NetApp... Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named Four Communications' Nick Clark managing director of its financial + professional services sector in the UK... Mower has promoted Ryan Garland to senior director, digital media and Patrick Lewis to senior director, media services.

Boyle Bounces to BBB

Fri, Apr. 24, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Jim BoyleJim Boyle, who founded Boyle Public Affairs with his wife, Kellie Boyle, has been named chief marketing & communications officer at BBB National Programs, the Better Business Bureau unit that runs national programs on dispute resolution, advertising review, privacy and industry self-regulation.

On the Move: Dix & Eaton Ups Ann Lentz to Senior VP

Thu, Apr. 23, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Ann LentzDix & Eaton promotes Ann Lentz to senior VP of creative and program management... AxiCom, WPP’s technology specialist, has named Katie Huang Shin president of AxiCom US and promoted AxiCom UK managing director Kate Stevens to president of the agency in Europe... Kglobal has promoted Jenny Wang to VP.

On the Move: Crosby Marketing Communications Hires Julian Hernandez

Wed, Apr. 22, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Julian HernandezCrosby Marketing Communications names Julian Hernandez VP in its health group. He was at the agency’s Maricich Health, Los Angeles branding shop... FiComm Partners adds Candice Carlton as a senior VP... The Seam, agribusiness software, appoingts Beth Wilson director of marketing and public relations.