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Posts Tagged ‘Gail Heimann’

Weber Shandwick, CPRF Vets Discuss Diversity in PR

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Earlier this month, PR veteran Mike Paul earned a bit of attention when he announced his plans to stage a hunger strike to protest a lack of diversity in the public relations world.

Since that story ran, we reached out to several contacts within the industry to get their takes on how we arrived at this point in the conversation—and where we should go from here.

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Weber Shandwick Hires Lisa Sepulveda to Head Consumer Marketing

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Lisa Sepulveda exits her CEO post at Euro RSCG Worldwide after about three years, to head up Weber Shandwick’s consumer marketing practice according to a press release. She starts next week and will report to Weber Vice Chair Gail Heimann.

No mention of her work at Euro, though links her to the big Edelman Dove Campaign For Real Beauty which was bolstered by an Ogilvy & Mather ad blitz. She was GM and EVP of Edelman’s consumer brands practice at the time. The award-winning campaign kicked off with a study that found only 2% of women characterize themselves as beautiful sparking a lot of chatter about body image and the portrayal of women in advertising.