Euro RSCG PR’s Strategy Includes Donovan, Meckel

Havas’ Euro RSCG Worldwide Public Relations said it has appointed Matt Donovan chief strategic officer and Karina Meckel director of strategic planning. Donovan (pictured) had been strategy chief for Euro RSCG’s Asia-Pacific ops. He now reports to Marian Salzman, president of the PR group’s North American operations, while Meckel reports to both Donovan and Salzman. The new recruits join from the Euro RSCG ad agency side of the business. Donovan has worked with such blue-chip brands as Nike, French’s, Volvo, Gatorade, Jaguar, Dell, and AOL. Meckel served as lead planner on the Nestle Frozen Foods business and planner on the Charles Schwab account.