NEW YORK—MS&L has named Renee Wilson as managing director of its New York office, the agency’s largest. Wilson, the deputy managing director of the office for the past two years, is taking over management responsibilities from Jim Tsokanos, who will focus on his role as president, North America. In her new position, Wilson will continue to work closely with Tsokanos to manage client relationships, business development and innovation for the office.
She will also oversee staff development for the office’s more than 200 employees and work to expand the office’s significant capabilities in healthcare PR, corporate communications, consumer marketing, influencer marketing, digital, and the research and insights area.
Wilson has been with MS&L for five years. Prior to her role as deputy managing director, she was director of MS&L New York’s consumer marketing practice. She directs the strategic services and innovation arm of the office, aids in new product creation and leads the Procter & Gamble relationship globally.
Prior to joining MS&L, Wilson was a European account director based in London for four years and directed the consumer practice of a global public relations firm based in New York.