Marina Maher Communications promotes Olga Fleming to global president of MMC and specialist agency RXMOSAIC, effective immediately. Fleming joined the firm as president of healthcare & corporate last year. She was previously founder and CEO of WPP boutique shop Goodfuse. In her new post, Fleming is responsible for employee engagement, client business and driving growth across both agencies, reporting to MMC founder and global CEO Marina Maher. "She is both a visionary leader and an accomplished hands-on practitioner with deep experience in healthcare, corporate and consumer," said Maher. MMC has also promoted Ivette Sanz Osso to chief client experience officer, a newly created position leading MMC's client delivery excellence team.
H&R Block brings on Jill Cress as chief marketing and experience officer, effective May 2. Cress joins the company from PayPal, where she most recently served as vice president brand marketing, leading the brand strategy and redesign for the PayPal and Venmo brands. Before coming to PayPal, Cress was chief marketing and communications officer at National Geographic Partners and senior vice president, global consumer marketing at MasterCard Worldwide. At H&R Block, she will lead all aspects of the company's marketing and communication efforts. "Jill is one of the premier strategic marketing leaders in the United States," said Jeff Jones, H&R Block President & Chief Executive Officer. "She has delivered revenue growth and cultural relevance for top global brands."
Haven Tower Group names Katherine Paulson partner & head of digital marketing strategies. Paulson was most recently chief marketing officer at asset management firm AlphaTrAI. She also served as director of marketing communications at Altegris, and earlier in her career was assistant vice president and director of marketing communications at MetLife. Haven Tower Group has also brought on Kevin Danaher as principal, content strategies and Lorene Yue as principal. Danaher most recently worked as a senior vice president with Advisor Group, and Yue was director of media relations for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. "Lorene's track record as a PR strategist and business journalist is impressive, while Katherine and Kevin are both seasoned wealth management industry executives whom we have known and worked closely with for years," said Haven Tower founder and CEO Joseph Kuo.