NEW YORK—Manning Selvage & Lee has named two new practice leaders in its flagship New York office. Kelly Dencker has been promoted to director of healthcare and Renée Yosco has been named director of consumer marketing. They will focus on providing clients with best-in-class service, as well as fueling the office’s continued growth.
Dencker, a long-time veteran of MS&L who joined the firm in 1991, will be responsible for practice operations and business development, as well as acting as a senior counselor and advisor for some of the group’s largest clients, including sanofi-aventis, Lilly, Schering-Plough and Novo Nordisk. He was most recently senior vice president and deputy director of the group.
He takes over from Wendy Lund, who was recently named executive vice president of business and client development in North America.
Most recently a senior vice president in the consumer marketing group, Yosco has 15 years of experience and will manage a 45-member team, lead new business for the New York office and strategic development for the groups’ clients, including Procter & Gamble, Philips Electronics and Western Union. Before joining MS&L, Yosco was director and senior vice president in Hill & Knowlton’s marketing communications practice.
She replaces Keith Hughes, who was recently promoted to director of consumer marketing, North America.