Prosek Partners has partnered with financial communications veteran David Wells. Wells led communications for some of the United State’s largest banks for over eight years at Goldman Sachs. He most recently served as their chief marketing and communications officer for the consumer and investment management division.
Wells was a journalist prior to entering the financial communications field, having senior roles at the Financial Times and Bloomberg News. David Wells has over 25 years of experience in financial communication in a wide array of areas including business operations, corporate strategy, media relations, investor relations, and corporate and executive reputation management.
CannabizTeam Names New Agency of Record
CannabizTeam, an executive search and staffing firm specializing in the booming cannabis industry, announced that KCSA Strategic Communications (KCSA) as its agency of record.
CannabizTeam has been one of the cannabis industry’s leading executive search and staffing firms since it’s inception. They are able to attract and place exceptional talent from entry level to specialized c-suite leadership. They have clients in all aspects of the cannabis industry from seed to sale, manufacturing, and testing, to dispensaries and all other cannabis-related auxiliary services.
Howard Stern Hires Leslee Dart
Radio shock-jock Howard Stern has hired Leslee Dart to represent him just before the release of his new book, Howard Stern Comes Again, on May 14th. This is his first book in more than 20 years. As both of his previous titles Private Parts (1993) and Miss America (1995) entered The New York Times Best Seller list at number one and sold over one million copies, Stern hopes to find the same success with Dart’s help.
Her company, 42West, represents many A-list celebrities including Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Tom Hanks, and Daniel Day-Lewis.
Tanqueray and National Harbor Convention Choose New PR Teams
Tanqueray, a Diageo gin brand, has chosen Fleishman Hillard Fishburn (FHF) to act as their dedicated UK PR team. This is the first time Tanqueray has had a Europe-wide agency. FHF will develop a European PR strategy to cement Tanqueray in the culture across Europe and propel the brand’s growth. FHF is primed to receive other cultural and entertainment briefs from Diageo as well. FHF’s other clients include Bose, Lancome, and Singapore Airlines.
Finn Partners News
The National Harbor Convention & Visitors Association has named FINN Partners Agency of Record. The global marketing and communications agency will create a full PR program including partnerships, promotions, media relations, and a visiting journalist program for media awareness. National Harbor is a waterfront resort destination situated on the banks of the Potomac River, just minutes from the nation’s capital. Offering everything from luxury hotels to chef-driven restaurants, a state-of-the-art theater seating 3,000, and boutique shops this destination sees more than 12 million visitors a year.