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Roll Call: Primary Wave Music, CarrotNewYork, Kimberly-Clark Corp. and More

One of the initial founding members of Primary Wave Music, Justin Shukat, has been appointed to president of Primary Wave Music Publishing. Shukat has been working in the music industry for over 18 years, and since 2006 he has focused on developing and diversifying the company’s publishing division following its purchase of the Kurt Cobain catalog and others. Shukat will also continue to hold his original role as general manager of Primary Wave Music, working to promote the company’s current roster of songwriters and producers, connecting management with other top creatives in the industry, and managing all areas of Primary Wave’s synch exploitation. (Release)

Julie Livingston joined CarrotNewYork as senior director of client development. In her new position, Livingston will expand the agency’s corporate client roster, which currently includes Colgate Palmolive, Reckitt Benckiser/Lysol brand, Softsoap, and VISA. She will report to Jane Meyer, senior vice president, Client Development. Most recently, Livingston was director, Business Development and Accounts at Child’s Play Communications, a boutique public relations agency that specializes in connecting companies with moms. Prior to her work at Child’s Play, she was senior director of PR for the Toy Industry Association a trade group representing North American toy makers. (Release)

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Roll Call: McDonald’s, Primary Wave Music,, and More

McDonald’s hasn’t hired a new mascot, but it has appointed a new VP SVP of global external comms. Bridget Coffing has been promoted to the position (she was previously VP), in which she’s responsible for media relations, marcomms, internal communications, PR, and CSR. She joined the company in 1985 from GolinHarris. [via Chicago Business]

Anne Watkins has joined Primary Wave Music, a music branding, publishing, and talent management company, as director of PR. She was previously with Lizzie Grubman Public Relations. Among Primary Wave’s clients are Cee Lo Green (right), Eric Benet, and Steven Tyler.

Meghan Stuvvenberg has joined, the online coupon site, as head of PR and community management. In her role, she’ll be in charge of media relations, deal syndication, and audience engagement. She was previously associate director of digital at Hill & Knowlton in Australia. Brian Lee has also joined the company as head of consumer experience, in charge of positioning the benefits of the site and its recent personalization launch. He comes from where he was director of product management.

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