NEW YORK—Gavin Anderson & Company has hired Montieth Illingworth as managing director in the firm’s New York office and David Bassiouni, Jr. as an associate director. In his new role, Mr. Illingworth will head the office’s corporate practice group and be responsible for business development.
Prior to joining Gavin Anderson, Illingworth worked at Ruder Finn, where he was executive vice president and practice leader for the RF Corporate Strategies Group in the firm’s New York office, building a global practice offering a comprehensive set of strategic communications and integrated brand building solutions. Prior to Ruder Finn, he was senior vice president of the e-business group at TSI Communications.
Bassiouni will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing and communications activities for the financial, corporate, restructuring and public affairs groups. Previously, he was director of the public relations division at The Halo Group, a boutique marketing communications agency serving clients in the financial, banking and higher education sectors.