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F-H Overseas Regional President Stepping Down

Kevin Bell, Fleishman-Hillard’s regional president for the UK, Africa and the Middle East, is stepping down from his post after giving six months notice. He’s been with the firm for a decade.

There is a leadership team in place for Bell’s departure. Richard Kanareck joined the firm yesterday as head of the London office. Elaine McKean heads the office in Edinburgh, Annalise Coady leads Middle East operations, and Kevin Welman is head of the Africa operations.

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Fleishman’s Dave Senay Is ‘Just Plain Optimistic’

We had the chance to sit with Fleishman-Hillard president and CEO Dave Senay while he was in New York for a visit to talk about this year and the next. Straight away, Senay talked talent; he said the firm brought on 100 people at the VP-level or above this year, a move he described as “strategic.”

“It opens doors to new thinking, new people, new clients,” he said. There’s also “new leadership in place in a dozen key markets and practice groups.”

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Roll Call: Shane Goes to Juniper; Kanareck Joins Fleishman; Brent Relocates; and More

Former HP VP David Shane has joined Juniper Networks as VP of corporate communications. PRNewser reported in August that Shane was leaving HP to start his own firm. Shane will lead Juniper’s global communications effort, including analyst and executive communications. He was also previously an SVP at Weber Shandwick with the firm’s corporate issues and entertainment practices.

Richard Kanareck has been appointed MD of Fleishman-Hillard‘s London office. Most recently, Kanareck was comms director for eBay Europe. He will report to regional president Kevin Bell.

William Brent, Weber Shandwick‘s head of the Cleantech practice, has been promoted to EVP. He will relocate to the firm’s San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices.

David Herrick has been named GM of MWW Group‘s New York office. He was previously EVP of the firm’s global consumer marketing practice.

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