BEACHWOOD, OH: Ira Thomas Associates and Marcus Advertising have merged to form Marcus Thomas. The new agency boasts 10 PR staffers and PR income of dollars 1.5 million. Overall, the agency generates dollars 60 million in total capitalized billings and employs 95 people.
BEACHWOOD, OH: Ira Thomas Associates and Marcus Advertising have
merged to form Marcus Thomas. The new agency boasts 10 PR staffers and
PR income of dollars 1.5 million. Overall, the agency generates dollars
60 million in total capitalized billings and employs 95 people.
SAN FRANCISCO: Digital Island and Perfect.com have both selected The
Horn Group for PR, including messaging strategy as well as media and
analyst relations. Digital Island formerly handled its PR in-house, and
reportedly chose Horn over Burson-Marsteller. Perfect.com previously
worked with InterActive Public Relations.
ALBANY: Media Logic has tapped David Rooney as management supervisor
and director of PR. He arrives from Kaiser Permanente Northeast, where
he was VP for communications and member relations at the Center for
CAMBRIDGE, MA: Health and biomedical specialist agency Lowe Grob Health
& Science has added Constance Adolph as director and VP of public and
professional relations, Rachael Kriteman and Amanda Sina as AEs and
Christiane Weinberger as assistant AE.
MEMPHIS: Health Communications has tapped BSMG and Burson-Marsteller
alum Todd Appleman to head up its newly expanded PR division. Based in
Los Angeles, Appleman will oversee expansion of the PR practice in New
York and at the firm’s Memphis headquarters.
LOS ANGELES: e21 has continued its VC-fueled expansion with the opening
of a new Los Angeles office that will serve as the company’s
Asia-Pacific hub for North America. The new outpost, headed up by VP of
content Jeff Zhao and VP of Asia-Pacific Gloria Chao, will house 12
SEATTLE: Apparel giant London Fog has tapped Edelman’s Seattle outpost
as its agency of record.
LIVONIA, MI: The International Hearing Society has promoted Cindy Helms
to director of communications and marketing. She will continue as
managing editor and director of advertising for Hearing Professional
INDIANAPOLIS: Expidant has hired former Caldwell VanRiper/MARC VP and
PR director Michael Snyder as head of its new strategic marketing
MARSHALL, MI: State Farm Insurance Companies has named Rhonda
Davidson-White public affairs manager for Michigan.
PASADENA, CA: Valencia, Perez & Echeveste has added five new staffers:
Kayleen Maya (account director), Anthony Montoya and Mashi Nyssen
(AEs), Marta Rivas (assistant AE) and Norma Perez (project