Holmes Report 11 Dec 2016 // 5:17PM GMT
NEW YORK—Financial communications specialist Abernathy MacGregor has hired Kensey Biggs in New York, Sheila Ennis in San Francisco and Ina McGuinness in Los Angeles, all of whom join the firm as senior vice presidents. Biggs most recently led her own consulting firm, Dalloway Advisory Group andf earlier was a senior vice president at Teneo Strategy. Ennis spent three years focused on investor relations advisory at ICR. McGuinness also operated her own consulting firm for the past six years, and earlier worked at IRRC (now ISS) and as vice president, corporate communications and investor relations for biotech company Tercica.
WASHINGTON, DC— Jonathan Wilson is succeeding founder John Seng as chief executive officer at healthcare communications specialist Spectrum. Wilson joined Spectrum as president in 2014 and assumed management of the firm at that time. Seng, who founded Spectrum 20 years ago, will remain as chair.
ST. LOUIS—FleishmanHillard is rolling out a new media relations practice that will promote storytelling across all regions and communications channels, led by Laura Russo, newly appointed global managing director, media relations. Russo has spent the past few years building a New York-based national media relations team.
NEW YORK—Ogilvy Public Relations has appointed Dan Goodman as senior vice president of business development for North America. He will report to Suresh Raj, global chief business development officer who is also based in New York. Goodman joins from Newsweek, where he was in charge of identifying and establishing business opportunities to increase the company's visibility. Prior to Newsweek, he worked at Y&R, where he oversaw global operations and developed new business initiatives.
WALTHAM, MA—Ed Harrison has joined InkHouse to lead the firm’s enterprise technology practice on the East Coast. Harrison has 20 years of experience, beginning at Schwartz Communications (now MSLGroup) and DaviesMurphy Group (now part of Lewis). He spent 13 years as a managing partner with Boston-based boutique technology PR firm fama PR, and most recently built his own PR consultancy as a sole proprietor.