Vested names Jo Field a director in its London office. Field comes to Vested from M&G plc, where she was a creative marketing strategy lead, heading up an effort to align the company’s product offering with its promise to be carbon neutral by 2030. She was previously PR manager at Prudential UK, where she set up its social media business. In her new post, Field is tasked with expanding Vested’s digital and social capabilities. “Her experience, particularly in creative digital marketing, makes her a valuable addition to our effort to deliver results for our clients," said Vested UK chief executive officer Elspeth Rothwell.
HKA brings on Linda Orton as partner and chief marketing and global business development officer based in the firm’s New York office. Orton joins HKA from Alvarez & Marsal, where she was a managing director and chief marketing officer. Before that, she was founder of Intelligent Marketing Solutions, also serving as global chief marketing and business development officer. Orton will take over HKA’s global and regional business development and strategic marketing initiatives, reporting directly to chief executive officer Renny Borhan. “Linda is a deeply experienced international marketer with a track record of delivering successful strategic marketing and business development initiatives, as well as managing high-performing teams,” said Borhan.
The LAGRANT Foundation names BCW COO, North America Teresa Henderson to its board of directors. Henderson replaces Chris Foster, who left Lagrant when he become CEO of Omnicom Public Relations Group last month. Henderson has been with BCW since 2016, and previously held executive positions at Edelman, Ketchum, Saxum and Pierpont Communications. As a board member, she will serve on TLF’s training & development committee, participating in the development and implementation of programs designed for student and rising professionals. “Teresa’s expertise in our industry is an undeniable added value in allowing for TLF to further advance its mission to increase diversity in communications,” said TLF chairman and CEO Kim L. Hunter.