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Weber Shandwick hires Julie Hall as EVP/GM of Boston office

Julie Hall has joined Weber Shandwick as Executive Vice President & General Manager of its Boston office. She comes aboard after running marketing and communications for WuXi NextCODE, a genomic data technology company. Hall previously ran teams for HAVAS, Cone, and Schneider Associates. In her new role, Hall will report to Joy Farber Kolo, President

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BCW hires Michael Ann Thomas as EVP, Global Technology Solutions

Michael Ann Thomas will join BCW as Executive Vice President for Global Technology Solutions. She departs APCO Worldwide where she had been Global Practice Chair for the past two years. In her new role, Thomas will have responsibility for client teams as well as developing new services and solutions. BCW CEO Donna Imperato praised Thomas

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Baretz+Brunelle hires Amy Hanan as Chief Digital Officer

Baretz+Brunelle has tapped Amy Hanan, a veteran digital marketer, to be its Chief Digital Officer. Hanan most recently served as Director of Product Marketing for Reorg Research. Prior to that she held several roles with ALM Media, including Vice President for Strategic Communications and Creative Services. Baretz+Brunelle has an emphasis on the legal industry, which

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Jacqueline Wilson rejoins RF|Binder as Executive Managing Director

Jacqueline Wilson returns to RF|Binder to become Executive Managing Director where she will be responsible for a wide range of activities, including strategic planning, operational efficiency, talent management, new business, and strategic consulting. She will report directly to CEO Amy Binder. For the past seven years, Wilson was Senior Managing Director and Senior Advisor at

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Michelle Baker joins Signal Group as EVP for health care communications

Signal Group, a Washington, DC based PR and government relations firm, announced that Michelle Baker has joined as Executive Vice President for health care communications. Baker previously served at Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate. “Michelle’s combination of leadership and real-world market experience perfectly match the caliber of professional that makes up SIGNAL’s senior team,” said Eric Bovim, Managing Director

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