NEWS BRIEFS

NEW YORK: Vorhaus & Company has lured Julie Schumacher Ciardiello away from Porter Novelli to serve as an SVP in its consumer group. Ciardiello, who led PN’s Kellogg’s business, will be responsible for all consumer accounts at Vorhaus, whose client roster includes Domino’s Pizza, Buick and Russell Stover Candies.

NEW YORK: Vorhaus & Company has lured Julie Schumacher Ciardiello away from Porter Novelli to serve as an SVP in its consumer group. Ciardiello, who led PN’s Kellogg’s business, will be responsible for all consumer accounts at Vorhaus, whose client roster includes Domino’s Pizza, Buick and Russell Stover Candies.

NEW YORK: Vorhaus & Company has lured Julie Schumacher Ciardiello

away from Porter Novelli to serve as an SVP in its consumer group.

Ciardiello, who led PN’s Kellogg’s business, will be responsible for all

consumer accounts at Vorhaus, whose client roster includes Domino’s

Pizza, Buick and Russell Stover Candies.





HELSINKI: Nokia investor relations VP Martin Sandelin has been promoted

to the new post of SVP, corporate marketing. In his new role, Sandelin

will oversee all of Nokia’s global corporate positioning and

sponsorships. Assistant VP of IR Ulla James has been promoted to fill

Sandelin’s previous role.





PORTLAND, OR: Rockey Bowler Public Relations, a division of the

Seattle-based integrated agency The Rockey Company, has named Brian Bell

president.



Bell, who joined RB in 1989, was formerly a VP of Ogilvy & Mather

PR.



Bell takes over from Michele Bowler, who will remain with the agency as

a senior partner.





SAN FRANCISCO: Online financial brokerage firm Schwab.com has hired

former Levi Strauss PR pro Mike Durand as director of international

communications.



Durand spent two and a half years at Levi as senior manager for

executive communications before leaving the company in October.





NEW YORK: John Melia, former spokesman for state economic development

czar Charles Gargano, has been named press secretary for Bronx Borough

president Fernando Ferrer. He replaces Clint Roswell, who has joined

IBM.





NEW YORK: InfoRocket, a ’Silicon Alley’-based online pay-for-information

service set to debut next year, has chosen Cohn & Wolfe as its agency of

record. C&W has been charged with a range of media relations and

branding tasks.





SAN FRANCISCO: Next year’s IABC salary survey, produced jointly with the

PRSA, will include contributions from 13 communication associations.



Those participating include the Council of Communication Management, the

Arthur Page Society and the Mexican Association of PR Agencies.





STAMFORD, CT: Intelligent Information Incorporated, a provider of

commerce services for users of mobile phones, pagers and palmtops, has

hired Stanton Crenshaw Communications as its agency of record. The

company, which delivers approximately 500,000 messages daily, has

charged the agency with increasing category and brand awareness.





EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ: The MWW Group has promoted Matthew Rose to the post

of SVP. He will oversee a staff of 20 pros and work on accounts for

Bally Total Fitness and Stockgroup.com.





NEW YORK: Women Executives in Public Relations is holding its annual

holiday party next Monday (December 13) at The Firebird Restaurant in

New York City. Admission is dollars 55 for members and dollars 65 for

guests. For more information, contact Sheila Rose at 212-598-3639.



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