Charlotte, NC: Taylor announced the addition of three senior executives to its leadership team: Mark Riggs, Bates Grainger, and David Garriga. Riggs joins Taylor as VP from Mullen where he developed and managed various PR initiatives related to the launch of EMBARQ. Prior to joining Mullen, Riggs spent six years at French West Vaughn in Raleigh, NC. Grainger comes to Taylor as a senior account supervisor after four years at Career Sports & Entertainment in Atlanta where he played a key role in the firm’s work for Cingular Wireless and BellSouth, among others. Garriga joins the agency as director of consumer insights in the Taylor Knowledge Center, a communications research team. Most recently, he was an account director at Carat Media in Atlanta where he provided counsel on behalf of brands like Coca-Cola and Outback Steakhouse.