Mahoney Joins Hill, Holliday

BOSTON–Kelly Mahoney has joined Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos as executive vp, relationship marketing, of the Interpublic Group agency. She reports to evp, chief integration officer Laurel Rossi.

Mahoney spent some time traveling since last November, when she left office supply chain Staples after more than two years as chief marketing officer for the company’s e-commerce unit. In the 1990s, she held senior direct marketing posts at Arnold and Digitas, both Boston.

At Hill, Holliday, she will lead the integration of multiple agency services–such as direct marketing, media buying/planning and database/customer management for numerous clients, she said. In the near term, she’ll focus on FleetBoston Financial (the shop’s largest account) and CVS, which Hill, Holliday added just last month.