BIRMINGHAM, MI—Weber Shandwick has added nine staff members to its automotive practice group in Detroit., including senior vice president Janet Tabor, who most recently was a vice president at [email protected] Marc Brailov joins as vice president, having worked previously with IT and telecommunications firms and high-tech trade associations. Other additions include Lyle Cifuentes, account supervisor and senior account execs Mary Horvat, Kameya Shows, and Nuria Baldello-Sole.
MINNEAPOLIS—ASI Communications has hired Dawn Lindgren as director of public relations. Lindgren joins ASI after 10 years with Weber Shandwick. ASI Communications is an agency group with 80 employees, and Lindgren will coordinate the efforts of its 15-person public relations team, reporting to Patrick Rosenstiel, who oversees ASI’s public relations, public affairs, government procurement, crisis management and writing and research practice areas.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Spectrum Science Communications has hired Jennifer Sharp as director, technology and design. Most recently, she served as the lead design director with Orbitz.com, where she spearheaded the re-design of CheapTickets.com. Prior to entering the field of Web design, Jennifer worked as a print designer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA—Valencia Pérez & Echeveste has named Maricela Cueva vice president of social marketing. Cueva has directed health, education, and environmental awareness campaigns for The California Wellness Foundation, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. At VPE, she will manage the social marketing division’s services to non-profits, foundations and government agencies.