MINNEAPOLIS: Morgan & Myers has tapped Mary Rosenthal as president of its Minneapolis outpost. Rosenthal, who joins the agency following a stint as VP of sales and marketing for Sartori Food Corp., has also held communications positions with Grace Cocoa and Dean Food Company.
MINNEAPOLIS: Morgan & Myers has tapped Mary Rosenthal as president
of its Minneapolis outpost. Rosenthal, who joins the agency following a
stint as VP of sales and marketing for Sartori Food Corp., has also held
communications positions with Grace Cocoa and Dean Food Company.
She succeeds Sara Jean Thomas, who retired at the end of 1999.
ANAHEIM: Hardee’s has signed up Ink as its PR agency of record, an
account worth dollars 300,000 in annual billings. The firm has been
charged with pitching the story of Hardee’s brand revamp to the national
ELYRIA, OH: Invacare Corp., a manufacturer of medical products for
people requiring home health care, has promoted Susan Elder to the post
of director of marketing communications. Elder, who joined the company
in 1995 as manager of PR and IR, will now be responsible for the
development of all communication plans that support corporate marketing
NEW YORK: Fleishman-Hillard has tweaked the executive hierarchy in its
New York office. SVP/senior partner Peter Verrengia has been promoted to
the post of office GM, while SVP/senior partner Nancy Seliger will
assume the deputy GM position. Jan Van Meter, who has served as NY GM
since 1987, will continue in his role as regional president of
Fleishman’s Atlanta, Boston, Montreal, NY, Ottawa and Toronto
LOS ANGELES: Internet Wire has tapped former GCI Group senior AE Amy
Orebaugh as its PR manager, a post which encompasses all national media
relations and executive communications. During her four-year tenure in
GCI’s LA office, Orebaugh worked with Universal Studios Online and radio
personality Dr. Laura Schlesinger.
BOSTON: Clarke & Company has added Bentley College to its client
The agency will direct media relations initiatives to raise awareness of
the college in the national and regional press. The contract is slated
to run through June.
LOS ANGELES: Air New Zealand has appointed Terrie Ward as PR director in
charge of the carrier’s North and South American operations. She arrives
at the airline from Six Flags Over Georgia, where she served as
NEW YORK: Respected journalist and PR pro Michael Feldman died January 6
at the age of 39. Recognized twice by the AP for excellence as a
journalist, Feldman made the move from radio to PR in 1987. His PR
career included work with IBM and CompuServe, and he was most recently
director of client services for RLM Public Relations.
NEW YORK: Manning, Selvage & Lee has named Mike Marino director of
creative and strategic development. Formerly president of Medicus’ NY
and London operations, Marino will counsel corporate, healthcare and
consumer clients on global branding and franchise strategies.