Taco Bell names Sean Tresvant, global chief brand officer, effective Jan. 10. Tresvant comes to Taco Bell from Nike. He was most recently chief marketing officer of the Jordan Brand, with responsibility for brand campaigns, product marketing, creative collaborations, athlete sponsorships and social platforms. At Taco Bell, he will be charged with spearheading efforts to elevate and differentiate the Taco Bell fan experience, from strategic omnichannel initiatives to digital customer touchpoints. "I've known about Sean for many years, always admiring his best-in-class marketing from afar," said Taco Bell CEO Mark King. "His team at the Jordan Brand will tell you that Sean has always been a great friend, colleague and compassionate leader."
Banner Public Affairs names Mark Stultz VP of public relations. Prior to joining Banner, Stultz was managing partner at EVC Insights, which he launched in 2018 to facilitate advocacy, stakeholder relationships, and policy planning and messaging for clients all along the energy value chain. He has also worked with companies such as BP America, the Natural Gas Supply Association and the Electric Power Supply Association. In his new post, Stultz will help lead clients from Banner's Washington, D.C. headquarters. "As a talented public relations strategist, his ability to guide companies and individuals through complex situations will provide our clients with the added confidence to reach their objectives and achieve big wins," said Banner Public Affairs partner Cory Capps.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices hires Laura Stace as vice president of luxury marketing. Stace joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices from luxury brokerage firm The Agency, where she was chief communications officer. She has also served as a director at Murphy O'Brien and a vice president at Kreps DeMaria. In her new position, Stace will launch strategic alliances and marketing plans for the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global network and its 55,000 members. She is also charged with leading initiatives, including Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Global Open House, Prestige magazine, public relations and social media strategy. "Laura shares our vision and goals and joins us in bringing a unique perspective to luxury marketing for today's real estate market," said Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CEO Christy Budnick.