M&C Saatchi Public Relations has appointed Emeka McQuade as senior vice president and Adam Reader as vice president. McQuade McQuade previously led the agency’s consumer and lifestyle division, working from its London headquarters. He has transferred to the US to help to grow M&C Saatchi Public Relations’ Los Angeles and New York operations, as well as expand its footprint across America. Before coming to the company, McQuade served as head of communications at Amplify and associate director at 3 Monkeys Communications. Reader will lead the company’s New York office, with a focus on providing strategic consultancy. Based in the Group’s Pine Street headquarters, his role includes developing integrated campaigns with other M&C Saatchi companies, including Lida, SS+K and M&C Saatchi Performance.
CBS News has named Lance Frank vice president of communications. Frank has been with CBS since 2011, most recently as executive director of communications. He has shepherded outreach efforts for “CBS Evening News” under anchors Scott Pelley, Jeff Glor and Norah O’Donnell. In his new post, Frank will oversee communications for both “CBS Evening News” and the division’s operations in Washington, D.C., which include “Face The Nation.” He will also lead initiatives for special events and other division-wide editorial priorities. He reports to Christa Robinson, senior vice president of communications for CBS News.
IMAX Corp. has named Stephen Davidson head of investor relations. Davidson comes to IMAX from Brightline (now known as Virgin Trains USA) where he also was head of investor relations. He has served as managing director and head of investor relations for MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools, and has held senior leadership positions in investor relations and communications at NYSE Euronext, MarketAxess, Deutsche Bank and Prudential Financial. In his role, Davidson will serve as the company’s primary point of contact for the professional investment community, reporting directly to IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond.