NEW YORK—Darlan Monterisi has joined Porter Novelli as executive vice president, managing the global HP business as client relationship leader.

Monterisi has more than 13 years of experience overseeing US and global communications and public affairs programs. Prior to joining Porter Novelli, she was the global PR director for Rockstar Games, conceiving, developing and executing integrated communications programs for such brands as Grand Theft Auto IV and Midnight Club: Los Angeles.

Before that, she was an account director with Mullen, working on clients including the Department of Defense, BBN Technologies, H&R Block, Embarq and Wachovia. Earlier, Monterisi served as a captain in the US Marine Corps, working as a public affairs officer providing strategic public affairs guidance to top Marine commanders and serving as a spokesperson for the First Marine Expeditionary Force in Fallujah, Iraq during Operation Vigilant Resolve in 2004.