Here are a few new moves within the Communications & Public Relations industry for July 25, 2013.
Lauren Joakim has been promoted to Vice President at Smithcom at the Toronto-based boutique public relations agency. Previously Lauren was a Director at the agency, prior to that she was a Senior Consultant at Fleishman-Hillard.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has promoted Andrew Leyne to consultant. Andrew joined the B.C. public affairs team at H+K in 201. Before joining H+K, Andrew worked for the Ministries of Environment and Energy.
Bernice Couto has joined OANDA as their Manager, Global PR. Her previous roles include a Director at GCI Canada as a Director, PR Manager/Client Marketing Director at Venture Communications, PR Director at smak and Account Supervisor at High Road Communications.
Kirsten Walkom has joined Save the Children Canada as their National Senior Manager, Public Relations. Prior to that her roles include Edleman Canada as a Senior Account Manager, MAVERICK Public Relations as a Senior Consultant, promoted from a Consultant, and Manager, Marketing & Planning at henderson BAS.