Holmes Report 12 Aug 2019 // 2:48AM GMT
NEW YORK — DKC has appointed Javid Louis as senior VP of digital strategy for HangarFour, the agency’s creative, digital content and experiential marketing unit. Louis (pictured) joins from MWWPR, where he served as VP of digital strategy, Additionally, Dixie Roberts has been elevated to the role of senior VP of digital, focusing primarily on lifestyle and CPG clients.
NEW YORK — imre has hired Shanee Cohen as executive VP of its consumer practice and Stephanie Friess, senior VP of public relations, to fortify and expand the consumer business and integrated public relations offerings. Cohen most recently was the executive managing director at KWT Global, leading brand strategy, business development and client services for four years. Prior to joining imre, Friess was leading several of the P&G beauty brands for Marina Maher Communications (MMC) as the group senior VP.
WASHINGTON — Tech policy expert John Perrino has joined Glen Echo Group as a senior associate. He joins from the George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs, where, as communications director, he managed all marketing, media strategy and digital communications.
TYSONS, VA — Amanda Sellers has joined Verge Scientific Communications as partner and head of client services. Prior to Verge, Sellers spent 15 years at Spectrum Science Communications and most recently served as executive VP, as which she led the consumer science and early-stage biotech practices, and established and led the company’s Atlanta office.
DENVER — 104 West Partners has promoted two long-standing leaders, naming Alissa Bushnell a partner and promoting Joan Wyly to VP of operations. Bushnell, who heads media relations and strategy for 104 West, will assume a broader role in driving client service, supervising overall strategic media relations direction across 104 West’s client base, and continuing to serve as a senior client counselor and mentor to the staff. Wyly will take on a larger strategic role in managing day-to-day processes of the company. She’s served as the HR and operations lead since 2015.