RALEIGH, NC—Arik Abel has joined French/West/Vaughan as director of digital services. Prior to joining FWV, Abel worked for the Raleigh-based Emerging Media Research Council where he served as a content strategy consultant.
In addition, FWV has added Allison Showalter as an account supervisor on the Wrangler Mass and Riders by Lee accounts. Before joining FWV, Showalter was account supervisor with MSLGroup in New York. Kamila Kaminska joins FWV’s New York office as a senior account executive, having previously worked for Maher Communications, Tractenberg & Co. and Publicis Consultants PR, and most recently at Medical Dynamics PR.
FWV has also promoted Kristin Kelly and Jenny Dubberly Pilewski to group account directors and Corinne Colon and Scott Palmer to senior account executives.