ELizabeth Shea
Elizabeth Shea

REQ, an Agital company after its acquisition in July 2023, names Elizabeth Shea as president. Shea came to REQ as EVP, public relations through the 2019 acquisition of SpeakerBox Communications, which she founded and ran for more than 20 years. She will lead the REQ team through its next phase of growth and an eventual rebrand to Agital in 2024. "Elizabeth’s leadership in growing her line of business as well as providing strategic direction for REQ makes her the natural successor for this role,” said Agital CEO Jeff Reynolds. “She will also contribute in a greater role as a member of Agital’s leadership team."

Jessica Dalziel
Jessica Dalziel

Avenue Z, a strategic marketing and communications company, promotes Jessica Dalziel to chief client officer. Before coming to Avenue Z as SVP, client experience in 2023, Dalziel was VP of strategic accounts at Investis Digital, overseeing business growth, innovative processes and resources. Prior to that, she held value-creation positions at Isobar, a dentsu company. At Avenue Z, Dalziel will oversee the full breadth of client relationships across the company, reporting to COO Dave Johnson. “Jess’ natural leadership talents and steadfast connections bolster and accelerate our commitment to industry-wide revolution, amplifying customer experiences along the way,” said Avenue Z chairman and CEO Jeffrey Herzog.

Francine Li
Francine Li

IPSY, a beauty membership platform that connects brands, creators and consumers, hires Francine Li as CMO. Li comes to the company from video game producer Riot Games, where she most recently served as global head of marketing. She previously led global brand strategy at Netflix and has overseen creative campaigns for brands including Procter & Gamble, ESPN and Budweiser. In her new role, reporting to CEO Scott Gilbertson, Li will lead marketing, communications, and ensure seamless member experience, as well as working with IPSY to continue to advance impact efforts at the company. “Her impressive success building resonant brands with next-generation customers will be invaluable to the growth trajectory and market leadership of IPSY," said Gilbertson.