SAN FRANCISCO: Versaggi Biocommunications, which specializes in PR and financial communications for biotech and healthcare companies, has signed three clients worth approximately dollars 450,000: Metazoa, Advanced BioAnalytical Services and Sleep Solutions. None of the companies had previously worked with a PR firm.
SAN FRANCISCO: Versaggi Biocommunications, which specializes in PR
and financial communications for biotech and healthcare companies, has
signed three clients worth approximately dollars 450,000: Metazoa,
Advanced BioAnalytical Services and Sleep Solutions. None of the
companies had previously worked with a PR firm.
LOS ANGELES: Winner & Associates has named George Alexander VP. For the
past 12 years, Alexander was the public affairs manager of NASA’s Jet
Propulsion Laboratory. He has also worked in print and broadcast media,
including 13 years as a science writer for the Los Angeles Times.
NEW YORK: The Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery has
tapped Clifford PR as its agency of record. The agency has been charged
with promoting the touring exhibition of the gallery’s entire collection
while the museum undergoes a three-year renovation.
WOODLAND HILLS, CA: Sports Afield, a century-old magazine recently
purchased by publisher Robert E. Petersen, has hired JMPR for its August
The title will be repositioned to reflect its original emphasis on
hunting and fishing. JMPR has also picked up Wrenchead.com, an online
exchange and e-commerce site for auto and truck parts.
NEW YORK: Ruder Finn has hired Thomas Pratt as SVP of its corporate and
IR group. Pratt will customize IR programs for small- and mid-cap
companies in the alternative energy, broadband communications,
restaurant, insurance brokerage and industrial equipment fields. He was
formerly a senior consultant with Lundy Associates.
HOUSTON: Cuantra, an information-management firm for ground
transportation companies, has tapped KCSA PR Worldwide for its August
launch in Mexico.
Cuantra is planning to expand into South America by 2001.
SAN DIEGO: Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger has picked up dollars 1 million in
new work from seven technology clients: ideaEDGE Ventures,
1-800-CALL-DOC, iMammogram.com, I-Flow, VenServ, Jaymark and eStore
BEDFORD, MA: SupplyWorks, a b-to-b Internet purchasing company, has
appointed Michael Mitsock VP of marketing. Mitsock will oversee the
company’s corporate and product marketing, product management and