NEW YORK—Ted Sabarese has joined Porter Novelli as regional creative director, North America, reporting to Megan King, global director of PN Creative. Sabarese will lead the North America creative team delivering content strategy, development and production, brand identity and expression, advertising, experiential marketing and design.

Most recently Sabarese served as director of experiential marketing and digital creative director at Chobani. 

In addition, Adam Scholder joins Porter Novelli as senior vice president, based in the agency's Chicago office. He comes to Porter Novelli from Olson Engage where he served as senior vice president and general manager. Prior to that, he worked at agencies including Burson-Marsteller, and has led work for clients including MillerCoors, McDonald's, Kraft Foods and Whole Foods.

Fred Shank has been promoted to executive vice president and head of West Coast consumer, based in Chicago, and Erin Osher has been promoted to executive vice president and deputy managing director of the New York office, working closely with Darlan Monterisi, managing director, New York. In Atlanta, Melissa Taylor has been appointed deputy managing director.