Weber Shandwick elevates Jennifer Sosin, Josh Gilbert to new global roles

Sosin was previously chief research strategist, while Gilbert was most recently EVP of creative.

Sosin (l) and Gilbert.
Sosin (l) and Gilbert.

NEW YORK: Weber Shandwick has named Jennifer Sosin and Josh Gilbert to newly created global roles, the agency said Tuesday morning.

The firm promoted Sosin to chair of global strategy and insights and Gilbert to executive creative director for global practices.

The Interpublic Group agency said in a statement that it promoted the duo to boost its marketing services around the world and to bring together strategy and creative. Both are reporting to Gail Heimann, Weber's president.

In the new role, Sosin will drive the agency’s strategic planning to combine data research and analytics throughout its global practices.

Sosin, who previously served as chief research strategist, will continue to be based in Washington, DC. She was previously president of Weber research arm KRC Research. Prior, Sosin was principal at Lake Sosin Snell Perry and Midwest field director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Based in New York, Gilbert will work to boost Weber’s creative chops and develop creative talent around the world.

He previously served as EVP of creative at Weber, working with clients such as Fisher-Price, Unilever, and Bank of America. Prior to joining the firm, he was a founding partner of boutique consultancy Westhill Partners.

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