Ryan Barr has stepped down from his dual role as co-head of the Hill & Knowlton corp comms practice and head of the financial relations practice to join The IGB Group as MD and corporate comms group leader. IGB also announced that it has promoted Michael Cimini to MD and IR practice leader. Cimini joined IGB in 2006.
Scott McKee is the new director of PR at Kia Motors America responsible for all product and corporate relations for the company, including media relations, product launches, and internal comms. He has previously held positions at Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, and other auto companies. [via ABR]