Louise Kehoe and Dan La Russo have been appointed co-leaders of Ogilvy PR’s technology practice in the Western region. Kehoe joined the firm five years ago after a career in journalism, including 20 years with the Financial Times. La Russo has more than a decade of experience in tech PR.
Lisa Seward Perry and Amy Sheil have joined Naked Communications’ new Minneapolis office as partners. Seward Perry was previously the creative director at Fallon. Sheil was previously media director at Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
Suzanne Andora Baron, previously a VP at Edelman, has joined Reputation Architects in New York. She will focus on comms strategy and issues managements in areas including legal affairs and economic policy.
Alan Newbold has joined OLSON as VP and director of PR. Newbold has 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry and a history of PR campaigns with firms including Ketchum and Carmichael Lynch Spong.
Michael Donner has been promoted to VP of marketing services at Tech Data. Donner now leads the company’s advertising and marketing agency.
Babelgum, the Web video site, has selected the company’s CMO, Stefania Valenti, as the new CEO. She is the company’s third chief exec, replacing Valerio Zingarelli.