Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) has announced that Kevin Slagle joins the agency’s corporate communications practice as senior vice president. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Slagle was a principal and partner with Capitol Public Affairs in Sacramento, where he specialized in public policy-related public affairs programs. He began his career at Porter Novelli and spent over 10 years at the firm, most recently as senior vice president.
Seale Ballenger joins Zola Books as head of marketing and publicity. Prior to Zola, he was vice president and group publicity director at HarperCollins Publishers, where he has worked with a number of bestselling authors including Bill O’Reilly, Lauren Bacall, Bill Romanowski, Joe Hill, Christopher Kennedy Lawford and John Grogan.
Ed James has been named president and co-founder of the public relations division at Cornerstone. He had been vice president of global public relations at Gibson Guitar. (release)