Coyne Public Relations promotes Joe Gargiulo to EVP. Gargiulo has been with the agency since April 2004, and was previously an SVP. He leads the automotive, industrial/B2B and consumer technology teams at Coyne PR and has overseen the strategic development and execution of more than 50 award-winning campaigns across multiple industries. “The enthusiasm, experience and strategic focus Joe brings to our clients, and organization as a whole, is undeniable,” said Coyne PR president Rich Lukis. “His hands-on approach and strategic vision from day one has helped grow his team and has earned the respect of many of the industry’s most recognizable brands.”
FINN Partners ups Nicole Janok to Florida regional leader. Janok will continue to serve as a partner in CSR & social impact, part of Finn’s purpose and social impact practice. Before coming to the agency in 2021, Janok was senior VP/new business development at Sharp Think. She has also served as a VP at MSLGROUP and account director at Sharp Communications. In her expanded role, Janok will work to grow Finn’s Fort Lauderdale-based office, which is comprised of more than 20 team members across the state. She will report to Beth Courtney, managing partner, southeast region, and Amy Terpeluk, managing partner, CSR and social impact. “This crucial role will integrate her leadership strengths, CSR expertise, and strong relationships across the Sunshine State. We can think of no better FINN team member to grow our Florida presence,” said Terpeluk.
Lucid Group, producer of the Lucid Air, winner of the 2023 World Luxury Car Award, appoints Andrea Soriani VP of marketing. Soriani previously served as VP of marketing at TAG Heuer North America and has also held marketing and communications leadership positions with Maserati and Ferrari. “Andrea will play an integral role in ensuring the world is aware of our groundbreaking products and world-class technology," said Lucid Group CEO and CTO Peter Rawlinson.
Certinia, a services-as-a-business platform, appoints Rick Caccia as CMO. Caccia was most recently SVP marketing for Palo Alto Networks’ security operations business. Before that, he was CMO for Google Cloud’s security business unit. At Certinia, Caccia will oversee brand and creative, product marketing, global communications, demand generation, digital marketing and marketing operations, reporting to president and CEO Scott Brown. “Rick brings a depth of experience from his tenure at high-growth companies—both public and private,” said Brown, adding that Caccia’s “expertise, insights and industry knowledge will be instrumental as Certinia propels into the next phase of growth."