Grey's G2 Worldwide has hired Diane DePaolis as a partner at the New York-based brand development and design consultancy. Formerly a design director at Siegelgale, DePaolis has more than 20 years of branding and design experience, specializing in brand and corporate identity programs. Formerly a design director at Interbrand, she has held a range of key creative posts at companies including Lippincott & Margulies and Wolf Ollins. Formed in January 2000, G2 has 43 offices in 39 countries. Its clients include Absolut, BellSouth, Kroll, Kmart and Procter & Gamble.