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Roll Call: RF Binder, Lippincott and Univision Communications Inc.

RF|Binder announced the appointment of Lauren Vincelli to senior managing director of research and business intelligence, a newly created position at the agency. Vincelli, who brings more than 10 years of experience to the role, will be responsible for leading the research group in developing in-depth research-based insights and analysis for clients and new business efforts across the agency. Drawing from her experience in developing primary research programs and mining secondary data sources for key insights, Vincelli will provide clients and staff with timely information to build strategies and support public relations programs using a robust arsenal of market research, monitoring and trends tools. (Release)

Lippincott announced the hire of Charles Wright as senior partner in its London office. The appointment reflects Lippincott’s commitment to global growth, in an effort to help businesses around the world realize the fullest potential of their brands. Charles has more than 30 years’ experience delivering strategy and innovation for companies around the globe, with particular expertise in complex service brands and emerging markets. Charles most recently served as managing director of Wolff Olins in the Dubai office, where he built the company’s presence in India and the Middle East. (Release)

Univision Communications Inc. has appointed Iveliesse Malavé to vice president of consumer and entertainment public relations. In this newly created role, Malavé will oversee the company’s consumer PR and publicity efforts, helping to continue to elevate the visibility for Univision’s world-class content and talent. Malavé joins Univision with 15 years of experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating communications B2C campaigns aimed toward Hispanic audiences. Prior to Univision, she served as senior vice president in the Miami/Latin America office of Fleishman-Hillard, representing top consumer brands. (Release)

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