Julie Roehm is joining business software company SAP as SVP of marketing after a five-year hiatus. When we last heard from her, she was locked in a legal battle with her previous employer Walmart. She was SVP of comms there. [via Ad Age]
Bill Colletti has been named EVP and Los Angeles GM at Hill + Knowlton Strategies. Colletti was previously a senior strategist at Public Strategies Inc., a unit of H+K. He was with that firm for 11 years. Interestingly, he’s also served as a senior advisor to the government of Bulgaria.
Solomon McCown has named Ed Cafasso SVP at the firm. Cafasso was most recently SVP and director of corp comms for Sovereign Bank-Santander. In May 2011, it was announced that he had left MSLGroup in Boston where he was MD.
Nebyat Ejigu has joined Widmeyer Communications as senior producer and project manager. He was previously senior interactive producer at Hirshorn Zuckerman Design Group, a Rockville, MD-based interactive ad agency.
Peter Laurelli has been named creative director of GolinHarris in Sweden. In keeping with the firm’s g4 model, Laurelli joins the creator community, reporting to Sofia Heidenberg, MD of the Nordic region. He was previously a senior copywriter at Lowe Brindfors and has held a number of ad agency positions.
Robin Shallow has been named EVP of comms and PR at Quepasa, a social media company serving the Latin community. Shallow will be responsible for corporate branding, media relations, strategy, and other elements of the company’s communications program. She was previously EVP of comms for Rodale, home to Prevention, Runner’s World, and other magazines and books.
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