SAN FRANCISCO — W2O has expanded its global leadership team, addressing key areas including analytics, digital transformation, human resources and talent acquisition. The industry veterans to join the W2O team in all new roles are:

•    Julie Adrian – global chief experience officer
•    John Capodanno – president, financial, corporate & capital market        communications
•    Nikki Levy – practice leader, advocacy relations
•    David Magrini – president, CRM and marketing solutions
•    Jane Petrino – practice leader, communications strategy
•    Marlena Edwards – head of people and performance
•    Carrie Galli – head of organizational growth and planning
•    Jonathan Robbins – head of talent acquisition.
WASHINGTON — Brunswick Group has hired Doug Sosnik as a senior advisor in the Washington office focused on public affairs, political issues and crisis management. Sosnik is a policy and political expert who has closely advised President Bill Clinton and multiple US senators, governors, Fortune 100 corporations, foundations and universities for 35 years. At Brunswick, he will support the continued growth of the firm’s regulatory and public affairs offer in Washington and work with teams globally to provide counsel to clients on issues related to U.S. politics and policymaking.

WASHINGTON – Shelby Wagenseller has joined Signal Group as a vice president of the firm’s communications practice. Wagenseller previously spent several years at Signal before serving as senior communications advisor for the Milwaukee Host Committee and deputy chief operating officer for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee.
NEW YORK — Alyson Grala has joined Rubenstein Public Relations as VP. Grala will be working with the corporate team and using her expertise to build brand exposure through strategic media relations and message development for a diverse portfolio of clients. Grala previously worked at Great Ink Communications where she was an account director, media relations & communications.

SAN FRANCISCO — Bospar has hired Joann Whitcher, who brings more than 25 years experience in media and communications, as content manager. Prior to joining Bospar, she was senior producer on the Custom Studio team at Haymarket Media.