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