NEW YORK: Ketchum appointed Esty Pujadas, Mike Doyle, and Nick Ragone associate directors, effective immediately. All three are responsible for counseling on client business, strategic planning and growth, client satisfaction, and professional staff development. They report to Barri Rafferty, senior partner. All three positions are new, Rafferty said.
Pujadas, most recently partner and director of the agency's global technology practice, retains her prior responsibilities, providing senior counsel to technology clients. Doyle will leave his post as MD of Ketchum-launched standalone agency Emanate, and will instead be responsible for the New York office's consumer lifestyle and food and wellness practices. Ragone, most recently SVP and director of the New York office's Global Media Network (GMN) team, is overseeing the agency's corporate practice and Issues & Crisis Management Group in addition to overseeing GMN and the Disruptive PR team.