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Posts Tagged ‘Gil Bashe’

Roll Call: Porter Novelli’s Stockman, Emanate, and GYMR

Word is that Gary Stockman is set to resign from his post as CEO of Porter Novelli. Chief strategy officer Michael Ramah will become acting CEO as of July 31.  The firm lost its long-time Gillette account during the latter part of 2011 and a number of execs have left the firm, including CMO Michael Goldberg who decamped for Deutsch after just a few months on the job. [via, via]

Emanate has hired three execs. Scott Cocchiere joins as director of creative relevance, working on campaigns across the firm’s roster. He was previously a director at Marketing Drive, working on the Dannon Yogurt client. Barrett Tripp and Joe DeSalazar get the less creative title of VP. Tripp, a producer whose work has shown at the Sundance Film Festival, will work with corporate video. And DeSalazar was previously a VP at Digitas working with the American Express OPEN client. He’ll be focused on digital at Emanate.

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Roll Call: Hirsch Joins Ogilvy, Makovsky and WE Add Healthcare Execs

Ogilvy's Peter Hirsch

Peter Hirsch has joined Ogilvy PR as EVP, director of reputation risk. He will be responsible for building on the firm’s presence in the corporate reputation, crisis management, executive visibility and thought leadership areas. Prior to joining Ogilvy, he was principal at Peter Hirsch Strategies with clients like Johnson & Johnson. He has also served as Porter Novelli’s global corporate affairs leader.

Tom Jones has joined Makovsky + Company as group VP of the firm’s health practice reporting to practice EVP Gil Bashe. Jones will lead a number of the firm’s new assignments and client work in digital health communications. Previously, Jones had his own consulting business and has served as executive director of comms at Novartis.

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