Ditto Public Relations promotes Kendall Clark to managing director and Margaret Huang to senior vice president. Clark has been with the agency since 2016, most recently serving as a vice president. In her new role, she will spearhead B2B and B2C communications strategies, coach teams on results-driven communication practices, and facilitate internal communications. Before joining Ditto as a vice president in 2018, Huang ran her own firm. She has also been vice president PR at mobile finance company Pageonce and a vice president at Atomic Public Relations. As senior vice president at Ditto, Huang will take the lead on new business development, agency marketing initiatives, and act as a strategic advisor across teams and management. “We are building the smartest and scrappiest PR company in the world, and Margaret and Kendall are living proof of that,” said Ditto CEO Trey Ditto.
MediaCom, a part of WPP, hires Liza Davidian as EVP of investment & activation and Yorlene Goff as executive director, people. Davidian joins MediaCom from OMD USA, where she was managing director of integrated investment. In her new position, she will lead the full scope of investment and activation for MediaCom across all client businesses. Goff was previously chief talent officer at Publicis Spine and an executive vice president at Havas Media Group. She will lead MediaCom's "People First" culture, working to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. "Liza and Yorlene bring with them excellence in their craft and are both critical in our mission,” said MediaCom U.S. chief executive officer Sasha Savic.
Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa Resorts promotes Gerardo Garcia to senior vice president of global sales and marketing. Garcia was previously vice president of sales and marketing for the U.S. as well as vice president of e-commerce. He will now oversee global leisure markets including e-commerce (web sales and online tour operators) and traditional tour operator sales. In addition, the company has named Ivana Juarez, formerly social media manager with Sandals Resort, as social media manager; and promoted Carolina Guerrero to public relations manager.