Gunpowder Inc., an agency specializing in outdoor brands, hires Emily Kantner as public relations coordinator. Kantner comes to Gunpowder from Outdoor Sportsman Group, where she managed the online presence of the company’s hunting brands. “Her experience as an editor will be a benefit to our clients as she clearly understands the editorial relationship between brands and publishers and possesses the intellectual curiosity that comes along with being a journalist,” said Gunpowder Inc. founder Ryan Chuckel.
VOSS Water appoints Rachel Chambers senior VP, marketing. Chambers joins VOSS from Perfetti Van Melle, a manufacturer and distributor of confectionery and chewing gum, where she served as vice president marketing (US and Canada). She has also held marketing positions at Starbucks and Procter & Gamble. “We are confident that her experience and talent will be instrumental in reinvigorating the VOSS innovation and marketing plans,” said VOSS Water CEO Glenn Hartman.
French/West/Vaughan promotes Molly Beitz to art director and Deegan Mundy to senior producer. Beitz joined FWV in 2014, and was previously associate art director. She has worked with clients in such sectors as food and beverage, consumer products and travel and tourism. Mundy has been with the agency since April 2019, and in her new position she will continue to lead its photography and videography efforts.