HOUSTONSaxum has hired Kim Dahlberg as energy account director in its Houston office. In this role, Dahlberg (pictured) oversees integrated marketing accounts managing the day-to-day direction of programs, budgets, integrated marketing communication strategies and client relationships. Dahlberg most recently was the director of Texas Young Professionals and served as director of marketing at DXP Enterprises, Inc. before that.

TORONTO —  Hall+Co. has named two new senior team members — Sean Septon and Ramzi Zain. Septon, who most recently ran his own consultancy, has been appointed VP of Marketing Communications, Ramzi Zain, who has a specialty in project management, has been named VP, operations & corporate partnerships.

LOS ANGELES — Englander Knabe & Allen has made Alex Cherin a partner in the firm. Previously Alex was a senior VP at EKA. Alex heads EKA’s ports and logistics practice. He also helps lead the firm’s transportation, infrastructure and clean technology areas.

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Stoltz has been promoted from account supervisor to director at FoodMinds, a division of Padilla focused on food and nutrition affairs, consulting and communication. She has been with the agency since 2017 and leads strategic communication, thought leadership and global nutrition affairs programs for key food, beverage and nutrition clients.

NASHVILLE — Choice Media & Communications as added Maddie McGarvey as social media manager. Prior to joining Choice, McGarvey was an account executive for The Andrews Agency in Nashville and managed public relations campaigns, media relations, event planning, and social media for clients including Battle of Franklin Trust and The Jones Company of Tennessee.