Justin Kintz
Justin Kintz

Forbes Tate Partners, part of Public Policy Holding Company, adds Justin Kintz to its government relations team as a partner, overseeing the firm's international and technology work. He joins Forbes Tate from Peloton Interactive, where was SVP, government relations and public policy. Before that, he was VP, head of global public policy at Uber and director, government affairs at Orbitz. He also worked at the Transatlantic Business Council, where he advised multinationals in the US, European Union, and Canada. “His tremendous experience and acumen in international affairs —along with his work advising some of America's most well-known technology brands—can help our clients prepare for, mitigate, and overcome the challenging geopolitical shocks and transformative technological shifts of our modern era," said FTP founding partner Jeff Forbes.

Audrey Duval Derveloy
Audrey Duval Derveloy

Sanofi promotes Audrey Duval Derveloy, who has served as president, Sanofi France since September 2022, to EVP, global head of corporate affairs, effective July 1. Before coming to Sanofi, Derveloy served in several positions at Novartis, including general manager Ireland, and worked at Pfizer. A physician by training, she started her career in public hospitals in Paris. In her new role, Derveloy will be responsible for Sanofi’s stakeholder engagement globally, and oversee the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy, not-for-profit Global Health Unit and Sanofi’s philanthropic arm, Foundation S. She also retains her role as president, Sanofi France. “Over the last two years, her leadership has been instrumental in advancing our company’s modernization in France. She has supported our strategic priorities and helped showcase Sanofi as a leading healthcare company in our home market,” said Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson.

Upland
(L-R) Alex Barinka, Julia Verlaine, Meredith Cash

Upland Workshop, a strategic advisory designed to help leaders and companies develop and advance their narrative, brings on Alex Barinka and Julia Verlaine as managing directors. Barinka joins the company from Bloomberg News, where she most recently covered social media, companies, tech and Silicon Valley, specifically writing about TikTok’s societal impact and its political battles in DC, Verlaine has worked as a journalist for both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News, and has served as the managing director leading marketing and communications at global asset manager Rohtayn Group. Meredith Cash, who comes on as a strategic communications associate, spent the last six years as a senior sports reporter at Business Insider. “Alex, Julia and Meredith’s collective experience as journalists will expand the depth, rigor, and creativity we bring to our work,” said Upland Workshop CEO Adam Mendelsohn.

Huge
(L-R) Ez Blaine, Marc Maleh, Jade Tomlin

Huge, a design and innovation company that is part of IPG, hires Ez Blaine, Marc Maleh and Jade Tomlin. Blaine, who was most recently global creative director at Tidal, takes on the role of chief creative officer. He has also held executive creative posts at Apple, Sonos, AKQA and TBWA Chiat Day. Maleh, who previously served at Huge as managing director, technology and emerging experiences, returns to the company as chief technology officer. He was most recetntly an SVP at IT services and consulting company Valtech. Tomlin joins Huge as executive creative director from AKQA London. She will serve as creative on the agency’s Google account. The new team will report to Chidi Achara, who joined Huge as chief product officer in February.