G&S Business Communications brings on Emily Almich as VP of media and Marjani Williams as VP, client service. Almich joins G&S from True Media in Minneapolis, where she was client strategy director. At G&S, she will work with account, digital, creative and project management teams to deliver fully integrated, omnichannel campaigns. "She is just the kind of leader and team player we need to build out a full suite of media capabilities to meet a growing demand by clients and prospects," said G&S president and CEO Luke Lambert. Williams was previously deputy director of the Illinois Office of Communications and Information. In addition to leading account teams across multiple industry sectors, she will take on business consulting initiatives, support business development opportunities and join the agency's diversity, equity & inclusion task force. "She brings a unique perspective and set of experiences to our agency that are already creating tangible value for our clients,” said G&S principal and managing director Anne Green. The agency has also promoted Mary Gordon, a 19-year agency veteran, to VP, client service.
Kravet, home furnishings company, hires Kimberly Fasting-Berg as CMO, a newly created position. Fasting-Berg joins Kravet from Condé Nast, where she most recently served as head of marketing for Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair and Allure, as well as the company’s leading categories of fashion, luxury, beauty and fashion retail. “Kim’s background in luxury media with deep connections and insight into high-end fashion across multiple storied fashion brands makes her particularly well-suited for this new position,” said Kravet president and owner Cary Kravet. “As CMO, she will be responsible for the expanded role of marketing by uniting traditional and digital marketing to help make data driven decisions that communicate compelling stories to the right audiences at the right times.”
H Code, a multicultural digital media company, promotes Gerry Ramirez to VP of partnership development and Jonathan Patton to group VP of national sales. In his former role as VP of client services, Ramirez was responsible for oversight and support of H Code’s sales operations. In his new role, he will focus on driving growth and strategy for H Code’s top clients and growing the company’s market share. Patton was previously VP of sales and partnerships. He will now focus on developing deeper partnerships with key clients and agencies at a national level. “Gerry and Jonathan have been integral to H Code’s incredible success over the last five years and have a proven track record of driving results for our clients in need of effective multicultural marketing solutions,” says H Code chief operating officer Jennifer White.