FoodMinds, a division of Padilla focused on food and nutrition affairs, consulting and communication, has promoted Elizabeth Stoltz and Lauren Shelar from account supervisor to director. Stoltz, based in the agency’s Washington, DC office, leads strategic communication, thought leadership and global nutrition affairs programs for key food, beverage and nutrition clients. Before coming to FoodMinds, she was a project manager at Ketchum. Shelar, who has been with the agency since 2017, leads large-scale nutrition programs for food and beverage clients across the country. She was previously a senior account executive at Porter Novelli.
Lambert & Co. has named Kristin Celauro managing partner of its New York office. She will also lead Lambert’s Transaction, M&A and Private Equity practice. Celauro was previously a managing director for Lambert's Blicksilver PR unit. Prior to joining Blicksilver, she worked at Financial Dynamics and Sard Verbinnen. She specializes in M&A communications, long-term reputation management and corporate communications for private equity firms and portfolio companies, as well as for bankruptcy trustees and financial institutions.
TIFF, a charitable cultural organization whose projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival, has named Liz Kohn vice president, marketing and communications, effective Sept. 3. Kohn previously served as vice president, stakeholder relations & business strategy at Luminato, an international arts festival held in Toronto. Prior to Luminato, she was director of marketing and communications at Artscape, a group of international not-for-profit organizations. In her new post, Kohn will lead TIFF’s brand and media department, comprised of the communications, brand, video, web, creative and editorial teams.