LOS ANGELES — Rogers & Cowan PMK appointed Stephen F. Macias to the newly created position of executive VP entertainment and multicultural practice lead. In the role, Macias will manage communications efforts and lead overarching strategy for the agency’s new multicultural communications division, Macias (pictured) joins R&C PMK from MWWPR, where he most recently served as senior VP, diversity and inclusion practice lead.

NEW YORK — Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed John Gillooly as senior VP of data + analytics to lead measurement and analytics across all sectors. Gillooly comes to H+K with more than 10 years of experience in modelling, analysing and visualizing data sets. Most recently, he served as managing director of global analytics at Athena Global Advisors where he built a real-time alerting system that established influence in local markets.

NEW YORK — Sloane & Company has appointed Dan Zacchei as president, special situations and Joe Germani as managing director, special situations. Zacchei was promoted from managing director, as which he led Sloane’s work in areas of shareholder activism, mergers and acquisitions, executive transitions, bankruptcies and restructurings and crisis management. Since joining the firm in 2014, Germani has become a trusted advisor to clients navigating high-stakes issues at the nexus of the capital markets and public policy.