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Roll Call: Fleishman-Hillard, Univision, The Wall Street Journal, EOS

International communications firm Fleishman-Hillard announced the hiring of Wendi Taylor Nations, who will serve as senior vice president, partner and leader of the health and wellness group in the firm’s Chicago office. Before joining Fleishman, Nations spent ten years at Porter Novelli, serving as healthcare practice director and managing director of that firm’s Chicago office. She also managed healthcare relations for Hill & Knowlton. Maxine Winer, general manager of Fleishman-Hillard’s Chicago office, describes Nations as “highly regarded in the health and wellness space”, and her responsibilities at Fleishman will involve increasing the firm’s influence among clients in that sector. (Release)

Univision Communications Inc. announced that Mónica Talán has been appointed executive vice president of corporate communications and PR, effective immediately. Talán, who was most recently the senior vice president of the same, will remain based in New York and report to Randy Falco, Univision’s president and CEO. She will continue to be responsible for overseeing all corporate and internal communications and programming public relations as well as the company’s media relations efforts. (Release)

The Wall Street Journal has announced several global marketing hires. Stephanie Dobbs Brown joins as director of brand marketing — she was most recently head of brand & public relations strategy at Thomson Reuters, responsible for creating and implementing global strategy for the company’s expansion of its digital and global footprint. Bree McKenney is the new director of integrated marketing solutions for all consumer advertising categories. She joins the Journal from Vanity Fair, where she was associate director of integrated marketing. Regina Buzzi is the new marketing director charged with overseeing the research and marketing teams. She was most recently sales development director at Disney Media Sales & Marketing where she created programs and materials in support of integrated ad sales. (Release)

EOS expands its team roster with the addition of two new employees, Michelle Parks and Kirsten Ott. Parks, who recently worked in business development with EOS’s parent company Phase 3 Media, joins the team as an account executive for the public relations practice. Ott has also joined the firm as an assistant account executive focusing on shopper marketing. (Company Site)

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