Intrado Life & Safety, which provides software systems and services to the public safety community, names Lauren Kravetz as VP of government affairs. Kravetz was previously at the Federal Communication Commission as chief of staff for its public safety and homeland security bureau. At Intrado, she is tasked with developing strategies and solutions focused on making improvements in the public safety landscape. "Her unparalleled understanding of the public safety 911 technology sectors, combined with her in-depth knowledge of the workings of government at all levels, will be invaluable as we continue our mission,” said Intrado CEO Jeff Robertson.
Marino promotes Domingo Echague to vice president and Paul Jamali to senior creative editor and videographer. Echague has been with the agency since 2021, previously serving as art director. He has previously held design positions at Nickerson, Hitex Marketing Group and Access Telecom. Before joining Marino as a senior video producer and editor in 2022, Jamali was a multimedia supervisor for the U.S. House of Representatives, managing a team of photographers, designers and multimedia specialists to produce video content for members of Congress, House Committees and internal agencies. “Domingo and Paul have consistently delivered results, earning the trust of our clients and demonstrating their commitment to Marino’s growth,” said Marino president John Marino.
Hormel Foods Corporation promotes Scott Aakre to group VP and CMO of the Hormel Foods Retail business. Aakre, who joined the company in 1990, most recently held the position of senior VP of Brand Fuel, which includes the company’s innovation, consumer and shopper insights teams, as well as its digital experience group. In his new post, he will assume responsibility for continuing to evolve the company’s brand portfolio to meet changing consumer needs. “We are confident that Scott will bring fresh perspectives, strategic insights and a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding our customers’ and consumers’ expectations,” said Hormel Foods chairman of the board, president and CEO Jim Snee.