WASHINGTON: John Stauffer will join APCO Worldwide this month as co-lead of its StudioOnline practice and lead digital strategist in its Washington, DC, office. He previously worked at Social@Ogilvy as regional strategy director.
MINNEAPOLIS: PadillaCRT has hired Jennifer Iwanicki as VP of creative operations in its Minneapolis headquarters. She will oversee operations, project management, and production across its creative design and digital team. Iwanicki previously worked at Olson.
WASHINGTON: Spanish communications consultancy Inforpress has opened offices in Washington, DC, and Brussels in an effort to consolidate its position in institutional relations and PR, it said in a statement. Javier Salgado will manage the Inforpress team in Washington.
CONCORD, MA: Milldam Public Relations has launched an outreach division that will offer clients targeted phone, email, and social media services to boost event awareness and attendance, or to support lead generation for sales and business development.
NEW YORK: Creative and media agency Out There Inc. has brought on Issa PR to handle strategy and overall branding and visibility, as well as media relations for its Z Zegna campaign.
NEW YORK: Fastlane Communications has acquired Winning Message, a Los Angeles-based brand positioning, lead generation, and content marketing firm. Winning Message principal Kevin Levi was named partner and MD at Fastlane, and Winning Message will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary and Fastlane’s West Coast operation.