Holmes Report 16 Jul 2018 // 7:37AM GMT
NEW YORK —Havas PR Asia-Pacific leader Jim Wright has been named the next CEO of Havas PR North America and global chairman of Havas PR Collective, the umbrella group for Havas Group’s PR and communications agencies. Currently, Wright is group CEO of the Havas-owned Red Agency Australia, and responsible for Havas-owned PR agencies across the Asia-Pacific region. He also serves as chief commercial officer for Havas Group Australia/New Zealand. Wright replaces Marian Salzman, who left the job to head communications for Philip Morris International.
WASHINGTON — Clyde Group has switched up its leadership team, including the promotion of senior VP Aubrey Quinn to managing director. Quinn, who joined the firm as a VP in 2016, will be responsible for operations as well as client strategy. Agency founder Alex Slater is moving to the new role of chief strategy officer.
BOSTON — March Communications has tapped veteran PR agency marketer Parry Headrick as senior VP of marketing and communications.Headrick joins March from Matter Communications, where he spent five years working closely with the leadership team to expand the company’s footprint nationally while attracting a spate of B2B and consumer clients. Prior to Matter Headrick resided in San Francisco where he served as VP of marketing for Shift Communications.
NEW YORK — Eff Creative founder and CEO Doron Fetman has been selected by the International Business Awards to chair the judging of nominees in creative and marketing categories., Fetman will serve as a resource for the organization, the judging committee and the finalists in those categories. The 15th annual Business Awards (also known as the “Stevies” will be held Oct. 20 in London.