Taylor has named Benjamin Robinson chief administrative officer, a newly created role. Robinson joins Taylor from Prudential Annuities, where he served as senior vice president, chief administration officer, overseeing strategy and business development, innovation, diversity, change management and ethics. He previously held several executive management positions at Bank of America and was president and CEO of Mastercard Cardholder Solutions at Mastercard International. At Taylor, Robinson will be responsible for oversight of critical operational and strategic functions including performance management, process improvement, risk management, compliance, corporate social responsibility, ethics, talent acquisition and retention, supply chain of agency strategic partners and vendors, as well as a leadership role in diversity, equity, and inclusion. “With each and every executive position Benjamin held, I watched with great respect and admiration as he helped pave the way for his colleagues to be exceptional, both personally and professionally,” said Taylor CEO and managing partner Tony Signore.
Steinreich Communications Group has appointed Joshua Lavine as account manager in its Jewish and Israel advocacy practice. Prior to joining Steinreich, Lavine was a speechwriter for the Israeli Mission at the United Nations. He was previously the associate area director for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Bergen and Rockland counties. In his new post, Lavine will be working with a broad array of leading Jewish organizations as well as clients in Israel and throughout the Middle East, including those looking to expand their work in the Gulf since the signing of the Abraham Accords, the agreement signed in August between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the US. “Josh has an exceptional understanding of the issues affecting our clients in the Jewish world as well as Israel and broader Middle East affairs that will greatly benefit our clients,” said Steinreich Communications Group CEO Stan Steinreich
Ceridian, a human capital management firm, has hired Eric Glass as chief communications officer. Glass joins Ceridian from Workday, a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance, HR and planning, where he most recently served as vice president, customer advocacy. Before coming to Workday, he was a senior vice president at Hilll+Knowlton Strategies and an account manager at Edelman. At Ceridian, Glass will lead global corporate communications with responsibility for external communications, including media relations, social media, analyst and influencer relations, and government relations; employee communications; and corporate social responsibility, including Ceridian Cares—the company's employee-driven charity. “His leadership and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to communicate our vision for the future of work, grow and scale the business, and disrupt the HCM market globally,” said Ceridian president and chief operating officer Leagh Turner.