Brunswick Group names Guillaume Maujean head of its Paris office. As a partner at Brunswick, he has advised companies across a range of sectors on their engagement with the financial markets and media. Before coming to the firm, he served in several senior management roles at financial newspaper Les Echos, including editor in chief for finance and markets. “Since joining Brunswick in 2019, he has played a key role in supporting the continued growth of the office, bringing his extensive expertise and networks to bear for clients and colleagues globally,” said Brunswick Group CEO Neal Wolin.
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry promotes Alexandra Gil to head of emerging tech PR. Gil has been with the agency since October 2021, most recently serving as an account director. Before that, she was director, account services at Caster Communications. In her new position, Gil will provide strategic counsel and oversight to US-hubbed b2b clients in such sectors as blockchain, AI, digital twin and manufacturing. She will continue to be based in Boston, working with the agency’s teams in Boston, Austin and Los Angeles. "Alex brings a strategic, results-driven approach to her clients and teams that creates real change and lasting impact,” said RYLY managing director of North America Meredith L. Eaton. "Her experience in b2b PR for emerging technologies is invaluable, delivering creative, strategic campaigns and inspiring her teams to exceed expectations.”
Visa appoints Tarek Abdalla as SVP and CMO for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Abdalla joins the company from TikTok, where he served as general manager for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Before that, he was with Google for over a decade, leading marketing teams across emerging markets in EMEA. Based in Dubai, Abdalla will work to help Visa expand and grow its presence across the CEMEA region, driving demand for its products, services, and solutions, amplifying the company’s purpose through campaigns and activations and developing its global sponsorships.