AMF Media Group brings on Audrey Granger as president of marketing communications, effective immediately. Granger comes to AMF from Highwire PR, where she served as vice president, overseeing public relations for major tech brands, developing creative media relations plans, and leading teams through strategic thinking and professional growth and development. She was previously principal, marketing and public relations at 70kft and director, public relations at Whirlpool Corporation. At AMF, she will lead the agency’s traditional lines of service with an eye toward greater collaboration between departments and accelerated growth. “We’ve realized a need to provide more service delivery and oversight management of our marketing communications disciplines,” said AMF Media Group CEO Vintage Foster. “We have looked far and wide to find someone that has the talent and experience in all these areas, and we are thrilled to have found that in an industry leader like Audrey.”
Current Global names Peter Jacob managing director, Current Global Middle East. Jacob spent 15 years at Weber Shandwick as a member of the senior EMEA management team with responsibility for new business and growth across the region. He relocated to Dubai in 2016. “Pete embodies integrity, strategic thinking, and deep experience across many sectors. He is the right leader to drive Current Global in this region, and his appointment marks the official launch of Current Global Middle East, which has been ramping up over the past few months,” said Ziad Hasbani, CEO, The Weber Shandwick Collective and Jack Morton, MENAT. Current Global is part of the Interpublic Group and The Weber Shandwick Collective.
Brunswick Group appoints Anja Ingenrieth as a partner in the firm’s Berlin office, effective January 1. Ingenrieth most recently served as head of Deutsche Telekom AG’s EU office as well as VP for European affairs in Brussels. She previously held senior corporate communications and public affairs roles at Bayer, and worked as a political journalist for almost 15 years, including as a correspondent focused on the EU and NATO in Brussels. In her new position Ingenrieth will work to further strengthen Brunswick’s public affairs and media relations capabilities in Europe. “Anja’s extensive knowledge of the European public affairs landscape, media relations expertise and networks in Berlin and Brussels will be hugely additive to our clients,” said Brunswick Group CEO Neal Wolin.
Skybox Security, a cyber security firm, appoints Corey Williams as chief marketing officer. Before coming to Skybox, Williams was the head of identity security marketing for CyberArk, where he led the effort to establish the identity security category. He has also served as vice president of marketing for Idaptive, an identity-as-a-service company. In his new position, Williams will lead Skybox’s core marketing strategy and work to accelerate its market growth. "Corey has a proven track record creating categories for growth and a deep appreciation and understanding of the cybersecurity space,” said Skybox Security CEO and founder Gidi Cohen.