FischTank PR, which works with clients in the sustainability/cleantech, emerging tech, healthcare/biotech, real estate/proptech and professional services sectors, signs on Joanna Hamblin to serve as VP of its cleantech and sustainability practice. Hamblin most recently led NAM eMobility marketing for Schneider Electric. She was previously senior marketing manager at Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company delivering all-electric medium-duty trucks and buses. At FischTank, Hamblin will help the firm scale its growing cleantech practice, support the agency's business development and brand development, and play an instrumental role in professional development among the team. “As someone who has led marketing and public relations functions in-house for several prominent eMobility and grid-services companies, her experience and leadership are highly valuable,” said FischTank PR founder and CEO Eric Fischgrund.
Lippe Taylor Group promotes Tracey Naden to North America president across Lippe Taylor Group, including both of its agencies, Lippe Taylor and twelvenote. Naden previously served as president of twelvenote. Before that, she was an EVP at Weber Shandwick and SVP, consumer at MSLGROUP. Naden’s promotion comes as part of an overall revamping of the agency’s structure, which is focused on further uniting its engagement, digital, creative, media, and analytics groups into portfolio teams led by client experience leaders. “Tracy’s promotion is a key part of this evolution,” said Lippe Taylor Group CEO Paul Dyer. “She has the institutional knowledge and trust of both our people and clients to ensure a successful transition to this new structure.”
|Luisa Garcia, Tiago Vidal
LLYC names Luisa Garcia COO and appoints Tiago Vidal as global head of talent and technology. Garcia has most recently served as the agency’s Europe CEO as well as having been a partner at the agency for more than 10 years. Her new duties will include directing the company's strategic plan for the next three years. Vidal was previously managing director for Portugal. “We are committed to creativity, innovation, and digital business transformation,” said global CEO Alejandro Romero. “These two appointments, and especially the new role of COO, are vital to this.” LLYC has also promoted partner and former global talent officer Luis Miguel Peña to CEO of Europe, and former head of LLYC’s consumer engagement and digital units in Lisbon Marlene Gaspar to managing director of the Lisbon office.
Denny's Corporation hires Sherri Landry as SVP and CMO, effective Jan. 30. Landry joins the company from CEC Entertainment where she served as CMO, overseeing multiple brands, including Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza. Prior to CEC Entertainment, she served in marketing leadership roles for brands including Pizza Hut, T.G.I. Fridays, Main Event Entertainment, Sara Lee and Procter and Gamble. “Sherri is a proven change-maker, and her experience and leadership will make an instant impact on our brand, leadership team and franchisees,” said Denny’s Corp. CEO Kelli Valade.