Goodman Media International promotes Maryellen Mooney to senior VP. Mooney has been with the agency since 2013, serving in positions including vice president, managing director and executive director. Prior to joining GMI, she was director of communications for NBCUniversal’s iVillage, director of media relations for NBCUniversal’s digital media group and public relations manager at CNBC. Mooney previously worked in public relations as a director at RFBinder Partners. In her new role, she will continue to develop and implement media relations and thought leadership strategies for a range of GMI’s clients.
Brunswick Group hires Heidi Crowe as global alumni lead, effective Jan. 10. Based in New York, Crowe will be responsible for coordinating the firm’s global alumni program. Most recently, she was managing director and head of research and information services at Abernathy MacGregor. Before that, Crowe was head of intelligence, research and analysis at Kekst CNC and she was at Brunswick from 2008 to 2015 as director of the firm’s US analysis and research center. “Heidi’s deep knowledge of the firm and its people will be invaluable as we continue to develop an alumni community that connects our extraordinary international network to each other and the firm,” said Brunswick co-founder and vice chairman Louise Charlton.
Caris Life Sciences brings on Rob Clark as senior vice president and chief communications officer. Clark most recently served as head of global communications at ExxonMobil, leading the company's efforts across public and media relations, advertising, digital and social media, and employee and executive communications. He was previously CCO at medical technology company Medtronic. At Caris, Clark will oversee communications, corporate marketing and government relations efforts. “His strong expertise in communications and public policy will help position us to further advance our mission to improve the lives of as many people as possible," said Caris Life Sciences chairman and CEO David Halbert.