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Moede Named WE EVP of North America

JennyMoede.jpg Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has promoted Jenny Moede to EVP of the North America region. She will oversee client satisfaction and growth in WE’s various practice areas, including healthcare, where she was previously EVP. She will be based in the Portland, OR office reporting to Claire Lematta, president of global regions.

In addition, SVP Colleen Beauregard will now lead the healthcare practice while continuing in her role as the GM of the Cambridge, MA office.

And Kimberly Davis, SVP with the firm, will now lead the tech practice. She is in the Portland, OR office and is currently heading up the BMC Software account.

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Waggener Edstrom SVP Jumps To Verizon

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Torod Neptune has joined Verizon as vice president of communications, products and services, effective May 1st.

He previously served as senior vice president and global public affairs practice leader for Waggener Edstrom Worldwide.

Neptune will report to Peter Thonis, Verizon chief communications officer.

“Torod helped build up WE’s public affairs practice, by expanding the team with top talent and extending the practice to the Brussels market. WE’s public affairs practice continues to gain momentum. Joe Farren, vice president of public affairs, will take over leadership of the North America Public Affairs practice and serve as GM of our Washington D.C office,” said Claire Lematta, president of Global Regions for Waggener Edstrom Worldwide in a statement to PRNewser.

Waggener Edstrom Makes Leadership Changes

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Waggener Edstrom Worldwide announced several leaderships changes this week.

Pam Edstrom is now officially president of the global Microsoft account. She had been leading the account in an interim role since Frank Shaw left Wag Ed for an internal role at Microsoft in July 2009.

In addition, president of global strategies Claire Lematta will now also take up full-time leadership of the agency’s North America practices, in addition to continuing to oversee EMEA and APAC.

Kent Hollenbeck will extend his role leading the Wag Ed’s Marketing & Corporate Communications team to now also head up the client development group, combining those two groups.

Lastly, Marianne Allison will formally lead the agency’s Social Innovation practice.