LLYC hires Francisco Marquez as office director in its new Washington D.C. location. Marquez has served as political counselor to the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C, chief of staff of the Mayor of El Hatillo (Caracas, Venezuela), and senior director of strategic partnerships at UFacilitate. In his new post, he will work closely with the global partnership of Finsbury, Hering Schuppener, and Glover Park Group, which LLYC joined as an associate partner in 2019. “Our mission is to be a bridge between companies and Hispanic communities both inside the U.S and in Latin America, and Francisco will be an excellent asset as we pursue this goal,” said LLYC, U.S. CEO Carlos Correcha-Price.
Ogilvy Health recruits W2O Group’s Andrew Thorn as EVP, head of planning. Thorn had been managing director, strategy at W2O since 2018, and before that he held executive strategy positions at FCB’s Trio healthcare shop and Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare. At Ogilvy Health, he will be responsible for overseeing and managing its planning, strategy, analytics and experience teams. Ogilvy Health Global CEO Kate Cronin, said that Thorn’s “wealth of experience makes him uniquely qualified to lead this cross-functional team.”
Entercom names Ashok Sinha as senior VP, head of corporate communications and PR. Sinha comes to Entercom from WarnerMedia, where he served as VP, communications lead, heading internal/external communications strategy for the company’s technology organization. He was previously senior VP, corporate communications at Publicis Media and VP, corporate communications at Current TV. In his new role, Sinha will handle, media and press relations, corporate messaging, crisis communications and issues management and executive thought leadership management.