NEW YORK: MSLGroup has promoted Brian Burgess to brand and talent practice director for North America.
Burgess, who served as head of brand and talent in New York since 2008, will report to Shellie Winkler, MSLGroup North America health and corporate practice director. He will focus on enhancing the agency's brand reputation and talent engagement capabilities.
Prior to joining MSL in 2004, Burgess managed internal communications and corporate branding at Atlanta-based energy company AGL Resources.
In addition to promoting Burgess, MSL hired Andreau Blanchard as VP, specializing in organizational communication and change. Blanchard, who previously served as a principal in HR and financial advisor Mercer's workforce and communication and change business, will report to Burgess.