NEW YORK: FD has promoted four to MD in North America. Jeannine Dowling is now MD in the corporate communications practice. She counsels on a variety of communications issues, with a focus on sustainability and regulatory issues. Evan Goetz, also promoted to MD in the corporate communications practice, provides strategic and media counsel and oversees the firm's marketing and media relations efforts in North America. Olivia Pirovano, promoted to MD in the strategy consulting practice, leads the market intelligence research team and oversees research projects in areas including capital market assessment and branding. Finally, David Press, MD in the special situations practice, advises on financial and crisis communications issues including restructurings and proxy fights.