Porter Novelli’s global president and CFO Anthony Viceroy is leaving the company, joining CEO Gary Stockman and CMO Michael Goldberg, who have also recently stepped down from their positions. Ad Age reports that Viceroy will be heading to a health care company. “Porter Novelli’s future is less clear,” the magazine says.
Speaking of Gary Stockman, Dave Senay, president and CEO of Fleishman-Hillard, will be replacing him as chair of the Council of Public Relations Firms starting December 1. According to the Council’s president Kathy Cripps, the organization’s leaders have to be working for a member firm. Senay is already on the Council’s board and is the chair of the Critical Issues Forum.
Terry Chabrowe has been named CEO of eMarketer. He was bumped up from chief operating officer, a position he’s held since the company’s founding in 1996. Former CEO Geoff Ramsey has been named chairman of the company. And Sam Alfstad, the previous chairman of the company, has been named vice chairman. [via]
Edelman has named Susanne Marell (pictured) CEO of the company’s second largest EMEA region, Edelman Germany. Marell becomes a member of the EMEA Executive Committee with the new position. She was previously VP of corporate brand management at BASF Ludwigshafen. Marell replaces Cornelia Kunze, who will become vice chair of Edelman Asia Pacific, based in Mumbai, starting October 1.
APCO Worldwide has partnered with one of Scandinavia’s largest firms, Rud Pedersen, adding experts in in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Copenhagen, and Oslo. Rud Pedersen is a public affairs, strategic communications, issues, and crisis management firm that was founded in 2002. The two firms have worked together for nearly 10 years.