Holmes Report 18 Jun 2018 // 7:11AM GMT
BOSTON — In a move to further its North American growth, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry has named Meredith Eaton managing director of North America. Eaton (pictured), who will work in the agency’s Boston office, joins from March Communications, where she was VP. She managed nearly 20 staff, working on clients across industries including cloud computing, telecommunications, enterprise software and hardware, IoT, security, blockchain, and more. Additionally, Hannah Patel has been promoted to a new UK director from the agency’s commercial development director.
BOSTON — The agency InkHouse has named Jason Morris as its president. In this role, he will be focused on agency-wide operations, notably client retention, agency culture, team allocations and growth strategies. He will continue operating out of InkHouse’s San Francisco office, where he has spent nearly four years as executive VP and general manager. Additionally, Alison Morra been named executive VP general manager of the Boston headquarters and executive vice president. She’ll oversee operations and client service for the Boston office, and will also work closely with Morris overseeing agency operations, including HR. She will also be heading up internal communications for all of InkHouse.
BOSTON —Andy Murphy, co-founder of Davies Murphy Group, has joined the agency Three Rings as a principal. Murphy will re-unite with fellow principals and longtime colleagues Lisa Paglia and Doug Broad in managing the agency, which provides marketing and public relations services to (B2B) high-tech companies. Murphy, Paglia and Broad worked together at DMG and later Lewis for more than 15 years, and all three have experience both on the client and agency sides. Davies Murphy Group was acquired by Lewis in 2013.
WASHINGTON — Kivvit has added digital strategist Andy Oare to its team as senior digital director. Oare joins from Glover Park Group, where he served as VP of digital strategy and developed many of the agency’s core digital services. He also worked on the last three presidential campaigns as well as at the US Department of Energy.
NEW YORK —Health specialist Alexandra Lazorchak has rejoined APCO Worldwide in New York as the firm’s New York-based senior director of health strategy. Lazorchak most recently held senior positions at Weber Shandwick and Biosector 2, where she counseled industry clients on corporate messaging, reputation management, issues management and media relations. She previously worked in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices, leading accounts for the firm’s health care and health policy practices.
NEW YORK — The blockchain professional services firm Wachsman has hired senior bankers from Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to lead a new blockchain strategy and advisory division. Formerly senior VP of Jefferies technology investment banking group, Michael Chang joins Wachsman as managing director strategy, as which he will lead and will lead the firm’s new strategic advisory group in New York. Chang will be supported by associate director Franklin Bi, former VP and blockchain strategy lead for J.P. Morgan’s blockchain center of excellence.
NASHVILLE — Choice Media & Communications has hired Sarah Tuttle as associate publicist and Trisha Murphy as business development manager. Tuttle joins from the agency Knight Eady. Murphy brings previous experience in both higher education fundraising and workforce development, most recently serving as assistant director of annual giving at Middle Tennessee State University, she oversaw a number of academic fundraising initiatives, such as direct mail solicitations and student giving.
AUSTIN — Red Fan Communications has added Rebecca Bowman as an account executive. In her most recent role as an account manager at Wyatt Brand ,Bowman provided account management, media relations support and content strategy for B2B technology, nonprofit and lifestyle clients.