Prophet has brought on Bill Margaritis as senior strategic advisor. He was previously executive vice president, corporate affairs at Hilton Worldwide; senior vice president, corporate communications and investor relations at FedEx; and vice president for Bechtel in London. Margaritis is also a past chairman of the Arthur W. Page Society. Prophet chief growth officer Scott Davis said that said that his “unique skills in helping companies maximize the value of their intangible assets—brand, culture and reputation—are a powerful combination that will help our clients transform and achieve uncommon growth.”
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Daniel Holmes as creative director in New York, continuing H+K’s build-out of its stateside Innovation + Creative hub. In addition to previously working at H+K London and New York, Holmes has also served as creative director at Jack Morton London and Bisqit. He has created global brand experiences and content platforms for Adidas football, Facebook and Konica Minolta. “Dan is an excellent creative leader for the US,” said H+K global president Richard Millar. “His understanding of client expectations and honed creative ability to create standout work will elevate our clients’ campaigns to the next level.”
Lambert & Co. has brought on Jordan Hoyer as general counsel and Lisa Wilkes as senior director of talent and culture. Hoyer, who previously supported Lambert in private practice, has litigated commercial and financial service disputes in state and federal courts and in facilitative mediation, and also worked on business law and M&A. She joins Lambert as a member of the leadership team to provide legal and business counsel as well as strategic counsel to clients of the firm with a specialization in issues and crisis management, corporate change and investor relations. Wilkes comes to Lambert from First Perform, where she was a human resources consultant. She was previously an HR business partner at Chicago-based healthcare company R1 RCM. In her new role, Wilkes will be responsible for creating programming to help foster a coaching culture at Lambert that consists of accountability, training and support.
CFM Communications has hired Kendra Beasley as vice president of communications. Beasley was previously senior director, communications at Nacha, where she managed the development and execution of multifaceted communications campaigns that blend content, media relations and targeted promotions. Prior to her tenure at Nacha, Beasley oversaw conference planning and messaging for FEMA’s Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) Program at ICF International. At CFM, she will offer counsel and provide support for communications planning, content development and program execution.