Margaret Shubny has joined GolinHarris in Chicago, filling a new executive director role. She will be leading several accounts in the healthcare practice as part of the firm’s “Catalyst” group. Shubny was most recently MD of Burson-Marsteller’s healthcare practice.
The Women at NBCU advisory board has six new members: Julie Eddleman, marketing director for North American media and shopper marketing at P&G; Annie Young-Scrivner, global CMO of Starbucks and president of Tazo; Fiona Morrison, who was most recently director of brand and advertising for JetBlue Airways; Susan Whiting, vice chair at Nielsen, responsible for client relations and marketing; Sarah Greenberg Roberts, head of publicity at The Weinstein Company; and Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN. Women at NBCU is the female-targeted marketing and research initiative at NBC.
Allison + Partners has named Trudi Boyd GM of the firm’s Washington D.C. office, helping to build the public affairs practice and managing growth and client service for the office. She previously spent 14 years at FTI Consulting, most recently serving as MD of the Health and Life Science practice.
Jim Paul has joined Weber Shandwick as executive creative director. he’ll be based in the Chicago office, working on clients from the food, consumer tech, personal care, and packaged goods areas on the creative/planning team. He previously spent nearly 20 years with Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide where he was VP and creative director.
The Holmes Report reports that Jeanine O’Kane has left MSLGroup after two years in which she helped to rebuild the healthcare practice. O’Kane joined in 2010 after a number of practice group members, including Mary Ellen O’Donohue, the person who launched the healthcare media relations group, left the firm. Nancy Glick, SVP and health/nutrition director, and David Bashaw, SVP and deputy New York healthcare director, will assume O’Kane’s duties on an interim basis.
Public affairs/PR firm SKDKnickerbockerhas named Alix Anfangsenior associate in the firm’s New York office. Anfang is rejoining the firm from Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher.