NEW YORK — PSB, a global research-based consultancy within BCW, has hired Mike Chuter as the firm’s CEO. Chuter is based in New York and reports to Donna Imperato, Global CEO of BCW. He is responsible for the global growth and development of the organization across its Corporate, Political, Media and Entertainment practices.

BOSTON — Marianne Smith has joined Rasky Partners as a VP. Smith brings more than 25 years of extensive experience in the federal government and private sector, having held positions in strategic business development, government relations, personnel management and political consulting.

LANSING, MI — Sterling Corporation has hired Heather Lombardini to lead the firm as president and partner. Lombardini, previously on the leadership team at Sterling and head of its fundraising unit, is Sterling’s first female president and shareholder. She also joins the leadership team at Lambert, Sterling’s majority owner.

NEW YORK — Rabin Martin managing director and partner Rebecca Hoppy has assumed the role of president. Partner Kate Schachern will assume the role of managing director and partner, while Dr. Jeffrey L. Sturchio continues in his leadership role as CEO with a focus on the firm’s strategy and future growth.

WASHINGTON — FTI Consulting has hired Robert “Bob” Moran, a veteran public affairs exec, to serve as senior managing director and co-head of the firm’s government relations offering. Moran most recently served as VP for government & external affairs at Halliburton. He will work with former US Rep. Robert Cramer in FTI’s strategic communications segment based in Washington.

NEW YORK — Suzanne Lyons has joined APCO Worldwide as a senior director. Lyons joins APCO after working as a senior VP at MSL. Prior to joining MSL, Lyons worked for Ketchum, where she held the role of VP, director of media. 

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Catherine “Cathy” Albaladejo-Birli has joined First and Last PR as managing director. Cathy Albaladejo-Birli has spent nearly two decades working with clients across the beauty & lifestyle industries to develop and execute impactful public relations, marketing and social media campaigns. Her clients have included CLARINS, Estée Lauder and COTY Designer Fragrances including Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker & Gwen Stefani.

SAN RAMON, CA — AMF Media Group has made several leadership promotions within its PR, content and creative teams. Caitie Nolan has assumed the role of director of PR and content. Lauren Finley has been promoted from graphic designer to associate creative director. Michael Clinebell, previously senior director of content services, will become senior director of strategic initiatives.

MIAMI — Eugene Ramirez has joined Kivvit’s Miami office as a director. Ramirez, an award-winning journalist, most recently was the City of Miami’s director of communications.