Pile and Co. Beefs Up

BOSTON Pile and Co. said it has hired Marc Gallant as a consultant.

Gallant, 26, will focus on agency selections and evaluations, supporting Judy Neer, who serves as president of the Boston-based company. He succeeds Nadira Vallee, who left Pile and Co. late last year to head up new-business efforts at Connelly Partners, an independent ad agency here [Adweek Online, Dec. 20].

Gallant most recently worked as an account executive at Interpublic Group’s Mullen in Wenham, Mass., with clients ranging from the Department of Defense to General Motors.

Pile and Co. is currently managing reviews for Comcast, EarthLink, Panasonic and Sovereign Bank. The company also offers executive and employee placement services for the communications industry.

—Adweek staff report