Marino hires Domingo Echague as art director. Echague joins Marino from Nickerson, where he was director of creative services. “Domingo’s deep expertise in branding and design has positioned him as an emerging leader in the industry, and his creative talent will be a tremendous asset to our clients and firm,” said Marino president John F. Marino.
Rebel Gail Communications brings on Robert Holobinko as managing director and chief brand creative strategist. Holobinko comes to Rebel Gail from Gap, where he was vice president of brand marketing. He previously spent 10 years in executive marketing positions at American Eagle. In his new position, Holobinko will be responsible for new business growth, talent development and operational oversight in addition to serving as creative and strategic account lead. "His distinctive combination of creative brainpower and strategic acumen has already had a huge impact on the agency and his enthusiasm and leadership skills are a huge asset for both our clients and growing staff," said Rebel Gail founder and joint CEO Nancy Caravetta.
Arch Street Communications names Michael Henrich director of public engagement. An Emmy Award-winning journalist, Henrich most recently reported and anchored on the morning newscast at Boston’s WFXT-TV. At ASC, he will focus his community and media relations experience on the agency’s federal, state and regional transportation clients. “Storytelling and audience connection come second nature to Michael. We are thrilled to add his communication and media insights to Arch Street,” said ASC founder and chief executive officer Nora Madonick.
ROKK Solutions adds Varuna Bhatia to its executive team as vice president. Bhatia comes to the agency from DCG Communications, where she worked on project management, media relations, event planning, social media and newsletter production. She was previously an several roles, including assignment editor, at Fox News Channel. At Fox, her responsibilities spanned reacting to breaking news and coordinating live news coverage; planning logistics for multiple major events; managing daily assignments of field producers, photographers and audio technicians; blogging news stories for FoxNews.com as well as serving as an off-air breaking news reporter for the network.