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Roll Call: Edelman Berland, Maroon PR and More

Edelman Berland announced the appointment of Jonathan Wibberley as senior vice president, effective November 11. Wibberley will head up Edelman Berland’s new team in San Francisco. He will split his time between the Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices and will report directly to Mike Berland, global CEO of Edelman Berland. With over 15 years of experience in providing market research and consulting services across 5 continents, Jonathan Wibberley leads Edelman Berland’s San Francisco Bay Area operation. Jonathan comes from an extensive career in building specialist teams and working with clients from early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 leaders. Most recently, Jonathan led building and operationalizing team at Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), the research arm of Burson-Marsteller, in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley area. (Release)

Maroon PR, a full-service public relations and marketing agency based in Columbia, Maryland, announced the addition of local TV anchor Megan Pringle to its team in the director of news and multimedia role. Pringle has held multiple positions throughout her media career including producer, news anchor and bureau chief reporter. Her most recent title was morning news anchor for Baltimore ABC affiliate WMAR-TV. At Maroon, she will contribute to overall strategy and the creation of digital news content in addition to offering media training to client spokespeople. (Release)

Interactions announced it has appointed Jerry Slater as vice president of operations. Slater will lead Elite Marketing Interactions, the company’s in-house group dedicated exclusively to Meijer, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 203 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. In his new role, Slater is responsible for overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations and will be based in the Grand Rapids office. Slater joins Interactions with more than 28 years of extensive grocery industry experience. Prior to joining Interactions, he spent 14 years at Acosta Sales & Marketing where he most recently served as national client services director, responsible for managing six key clients within the Fresh Foods Division. (Release)

Framestore announced the arrival of Nykeeta Tish, who joins as client services director. The newly created role will see Tish responsible for strategic growth of Framestore’s Integrated Advertising division. Tish will draw on her extensive client-side experience to foster innovative partnerships and business models with brands and agencies. As a client-side marketer, Tish has worked in a variety of sectors covering brands as diverse as Kellogg’s and KPMG. Moving agency-side in 2006, Tish has since worked on Boots, Costa Coffee, P&G, Virgin Media and Volkswagen via tenures at the likes of Wunderman and iris worldwide. At the latter agency, Tish was an integral part of the pitch team that snared the integrated Volkswagen account in 2009 – a landmark moment for the agency. (Release)

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