FleishmanHillard UK names Mike Kelly director in its international affairs unit. Kelly joins the firm from health-tech scale-up Cera, where he built its public relations and public affairs function across multiple markets. He previously worked in Edelman's international affairs practice, advising governments, private sector organizations, foundations and NGOs. At FleishmanHillard UK, his responsibilities will include nation branding, humanitarian and philanthropic campaigns, reporting to senior partner and head of international affairs Michael Hartt.
Signal Group promotes Blake Androff to managing director and Madeline Wade to EVP. Both will remain in their roles as co-chairs of Signal Outdoors, which works with clients on issues concerning public lands, conservation, recreation, sustainability and climate change. Androff, who was previously an executive vp at the firm, has provided strategic guidance for the speaker of the house, two cabinet secretaries, and two congressional committees. Wade, who advises clients on climate change, conservation, and sustainability regulations, policy and global trends, moves up from vice president.
West Monroe, digital services firm, hires Rissa Reddan as CMO. Reddan joins the company from Equifax, where she served as demand generation leader and senior vp, marketing. She previously held senior marketing posts at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Performance Trust Capital Partners. At West Monroe, Reddan will lead a marketing team executing such functions as corporate marketing, industry marketing and client marketing. "Rissa Reddan is an avid storyteller and innovator with a proven track record both for developing strategy and translating strategy into comprehensive programs that position businesses for success," said West Monroe chairman and CEO Kevin McCarty.