David Bolger has joined Burson-Marsteller as MD of the firm’s U.S. public affairs practice. Bolger will be based in Washington D.C. and reporting to U.S. public affairs practice chair Mike Lake. Previously, Bolger was president of Executive Briefing, a consulting firm specializing in strategic comms, crisis management, media relations, and public policy communications counsel for U.S. and E.U. organizations.
Ame Wadler has joined Zeno Group as MD of health, strategic planning based in the New York office. She will focus on expanding the firm’s health practice, which has a list of clients including AstraZeneca and Symbicort. Previously, she was EVP and chief management officer at MWW Group.
Natalie Best has been promoted to EVP at French/West/Vaughn. She will oversee the firm’s national and international clients, including Coca-Cola and Wrangler. Best joined the firm in 2002.
Katie Neuman has joined the Horn Group as SVP in the firm’s San Francisco office, reporting to agency MD Linda Clarke. She will be responsible for growing Horn’s mobile roster and expanding the tech practice. Previously, she was a VP at Bite Communications working with clients such as ZTE and Sun Microsystems.
Wayne Trudeau has joined Jaffe PR as SVP of sales and marketing. Jaffe PR specializes in services for law firms and legal associations.