NEW YORK—Maloney & Fox, the consumer public relations boutique acquired this fall by technology powerhouse Waggener Edstrom, has added new staff with experience in crisis communications, alumni communications, and international public relations.
Hal Bienstock joins Maloney & Fox after four years at Robinson Lerer & Montgomery, where he provided corporate and crisis communications counsel to media, technology, and financial services clients including Oxygen Media, Cablevision, QVC, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Booz Allen Hamilton. At M&F he will be responsible for media strategy and copyediting.
David Dapko comes to the firm from The Cooper Union, where he managed alumni marketing and communications programs that increased registration and participation while reducing operating costs. He will split his time between account services and operations functions.
Zac Rivera spent five years with BSMG London and Joe Public Relations, working on IBM, Mitsubishi Cellular, eBay UK, and LucasArts, He will lead project initiatives for Maloney & Fox clients.
Mona St. Leger comes to Maloney & Fox from Ketchum, where she supervised wide-ranging consumer and trade programs for Dupont Textiles & Interiors. She will focus on client satisfaction and directing team resources.
Finally, Steve Ulliman joins Maloney & Fox as chief financial officer from SIG Combibloc, an aseptic packaging manufacturer.