NEW YORK — Strengthening its digital offering, Lippe Taylor has hired Elisabeth Bromberg as the agency’s senior VP, digital & social. In her new role, Bromberg will lead social strategy for clients and internally. She most recently worked as Kiehl’s director of social media, in which she revamped the brand’s social strategy and also previously led L’Oreal’s first international social media education initiative.

NEW YORK — Cohn & Wolfe has hired Laura Springer as an executive VP in its New York consumer practice. Springer will partner with the practice’s managing director Steve Bonsignore on the group’s day-to-day operations. Bringing 20 years of agency experience to the role, Springer joins most recently from Edelman, where she was senior VP of the agency’s brand practice.

WASHINGTON, DC — Kathy Jeavons (pictured), a nearly 20-year industry vet, has joined the public affairs and education-oriented firm Direct Impact as an executive VP. Jeavons most recently worked as a Story Partners senior VP, in which role she worked with clients in the healthcare, energy and food industries. Experience also includes serving as a partner/director in Ketchum’s corporate and public affairs practice.

PITTSBURGH — Stacey Simon, a 10-year veteran of healthcare communications, has joined Havas PR’s Pittsburgh office as an account supervisor. Simon will focus on several health-related accounts including LivaNova. Most recently, Simon served as the social media and wellness marketing lead for United Concordia Dental.