Ogilvy PR has added three to its New York office. Parris Bowe joins as SVP in the consumer marketing practice reporting to Alyssa Garnick, EVP of the practice. Bowe has previously worked for Lippe Taylor and Edelman. David Hanon joins as VP of that consumer marketing practice as well. He was most recently at Waggener Edstrom for more than a decade where he worked with tech consumer clients including Microsoft. And Ryan Aynes has joined the 360⁰ Digital Influence Group as a VP. He was previously director of social media at the JAR Group.
Rep. Darrell Issa‘s (R-CA) former spokesperson Kurt Bardella has landed at Tucker Carlson‘s The Daily Caller. He was fired by the Congressman after an investigation was launched into whether he shared emails with reporters. Bardella starts his new job today as director of communications, The Huffington Post writes.
Leslie Aun has joined Susan G. Komen for the Cure as VP of marketing and communications. She will lead communications for events and initiatives including the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. She has a career spanning 15 years and a number of Fortune 500 companies and other organizations. Most recently, she was the VP of PR for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
CNBC tech blogger and journalist Ash Bennington has joined MDC Partners as director of strategic technology and innovation, creating tech initiatives for the company and acting as its technology evangelist. Bennington will continue to write for CNBC and CNBC.com. (h/t O’Dwyer’s)
Rebecca Taylor has been appointed comms director for MoMA PS 1, managing the communications function for the art institution including its social networking pages and working closely with the marketing team at the Museum of Modern Art. She was previously the senior comms specialist at The J. Paul Getty Trust in L.A.
Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and chief of staff to the Afghan President H.E. Said T. Jawad has joined APCO Worldwide‘s Global Political Strategies advisory service. He will bring insight to issues involving the Middle East and Central Asia.
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