WASHINGTON — APCO Worldwide announced changes to its North American leadership team, with company veterans Tina-Marie Adams and Matthew Gallagher appointed to new roles. Adams will serve as North America head of growth initiatives and Gallagher will serve as managing director, Chicago. She joined APCO as managing director of the firm’s Chicago office in 2014, after serving as Midwest regional director for Ketchum. Gallagher most recently served as the head of APCO’s North America energy practice, which he will continue to lead in addition to his new role as Chicago managing director.

NEW YORK — N6A has appointed former Epsilon CEO Al DiGuido president and chief revenue officer. DiGuido will oversee sales and revenue functions, as well as M&A and capital initiatives to support N6A’s vision and growth strategy. He will work alongside CEO Matt Rizzetta and the N6A leadership team on a variety of strategic initiatives, including product and service expansion, go-to-market positioning and client development programs.

LOS ANGELES —PMKBNC has promoted Cary Kwok, a specialist in video game PR, to senior VP in the firm’s brand marketing and communications division. Kwok (pictured) joined PMK•BNC in January 2017 as VP to lead communications for Samsung Mobile, before becoming account lead on the Activision business. 

RALEIGH, NC — French/West/Vaughan has added two new VPs — Cary Cox and Heather Scatamacchia. Cary Cox joins from Cox Marketing Group, a firm she led for 19 years. Scatamacchia joins as VP, finance from healthcare marketing agency MedThink.

WASHINGTON — kglobal has hired Jenny Wang as account director to assist its crisis communications practice and help manage its growing roster of energy-related clients. Wang joins from Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, where she planned and executed integrated public relations and public affairs campaigns that included online and traditional media, executive positioning, reputation management and thought leadership.

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ — Taft Communications has promoted Connie Ludwin to VP. With nearly six years at the firm, Ludwin has been instrumental in managing several key client accounts and directing human resources and account operations.