Tac Anderson has been named Waggener Edstrom’s head of digital strategies for the EMEA region. He was previously the firm’s VP of digital consulting. He’ll be moving from Seattle to the U.K. to fill the role.
Kathy Fieweger has been named EVP and GM of MWW Group’s Chicago office. The appointment also comes with the additional position: head of the national enterprise risk and labor relations practice. She has previously served as EVP of corporate reputation at MWW, SVP at Edelman, VP at FTI, and a director at United Airlines.
Stephen Lock has been appointed to the newly-created position of senior technical adviser at IndoPacific Edelman, working with chairman Chadd McLiskyon ways to capitalize on the growing Indonesia economy. Lock has also been appointed to Southeast Asia public affairs practice head, another new position that reports to Bob Grove, MD of Edelman Southeast Asia.
The White House has appointed Jesse Lee to the newly-created role director of progressive media and online response. This is a role that will also continue to be handled by the Democratic National Committee. According to The Huffington Post, the new job “signals that the White House will be adopting a more aggressive engagement in the online world in the months ahead.” For more about Lee and his controversial history, click here.
Monica Halpert, former CMO and head of content, community, and comms has joined NBCU’s Integrated Strategic Marketing (ISM) team as “CMO in residence” for the summer. The position is a revolving one that brings on former CMOs to help develop client programs. ISM is NBCU’s customized ad sales program. The previous “CMO in residence” was MTV’s EVP of integrated marketing and branded content, John Shea.