The Daily Media: 67 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Dennis Freedman, formerly EVP and creative director at Barneys, has officially left the company.

Bethany Heitman, formerly executive editor at StyleWatch, has been named editor-in-chief.

Séverine Merle, formerly executive vice president at Berluti, has been named CEO at Céline.

Brian Blake, formerly chief executive officer of distribution and manufacturing at Tom Ford International, has been named president and chief operating officer.

Dana Casey, formerly associate director, integrated marketing at Vanity Fair, has been named VP of brand strategy and marketing at HEYMAMA.

Nicole Fritton, formerly fashion market and accessories director at Harper’s Bazaar, has been named fashion director.

Jacqui Kavanagh, formerly commercial director at Condé Nast Video, has been named head of European sales at Refinery29.

Jonathan Bottomley, formerly chief strategy officer at Vice Media, has been named chief marketing officer at Ralph Lauren, a newly created role.

Tom Mendenhall, formerly chief operating officer at Tom Ford International, has been named brand president at Polo, Purple Label, and Double RL at Ralph Lauren.

Michael Luo, formerly senior editor-investigations editor at The New Yorker, has been named digital editor.

Anthony Galloway, formerly executive producer at Vice Media, has been named producer of programming at Condé Nast Entertainment.

TJ Allers, formerly associate partner at Paul Wilmot Communications, has left the company.

Christopher Iacullo, formerly account executive at Brandsway Creative, has been named publicity manager at BT PR.

Marissa Chiarello, formerly assistant account executive at BrandLink Communications, has been named junior account executive.

Laura Duran, formerly vice president, west coast at BrandLink Communications, has been named senior vice president, west coast director.

Kendall Sargeant, formerly PR director at Australian Fashion Labels, has been named PR director at REVOLVE.

Curtis Kelly, formerly vice president, lifestyle at BrandLink Communications, has been named senior vice president, east coast director.

Lindsay Posocco, formerly creative services director at BrandLink Communications, has been named vice president, marketing & influencer relations.

Lauren Picciano, formerly director of PR at Hearst Magazines, has been named director of PR and marketing at La Perla.

Elaine D’Farley, formerly editor in chief at Spafinder Wellness, has been named VP, content strategy and creative director at Harrison & Shriftman.

Lindsay Silberman, formerly freelancer writer for WSJ, Vogue, and Departures, has been named digital senior editor at Town & Country.

Marisol Torres, formerly account executive at MMPR, has been named senior account manager at dOMAIN Los Angeles.

Kabir Awatramani, formerly PR manager at Nili Lotan, has left the company.

Steven Chong, formerly associate global communications and fashion relations at Bumble and bumble, has been named communications and marketing manager at Jennifer Behr.

Beth Bassil, formerly account executive at Agentry PR, has been named senior account executive.

Aileen Brody Schiro, formerly communications and marketing consultant at National Geographic, has been named senior PR manager at Panerai North America.

Andrea Valdez, formerly editor of Texas Monthly, has been named editor of

Olivier Moingeon, formerly managing director at Goyard, has been named president at Bastide.


Camron PR announces its representation of Kvadrat.

MMPR announces its representation of OYE Swimwear.

Consultancy PR announces its representation of Massucco Warner Miller, AquabrassAD Waters.

Rachel Lynne Johnson Public Relations announces its representation of Beuti Skincare.

Sandrine Charles Consulting announces its representation of Biannual and Wonder.

The Callaway announces its representation of Kotn.

BECK PR announces its representation of Brooklyn Spectacles.

RK PR announces its representation of Back Beat Rags.

Purple New York and Los Angeles announces its representation of Magda Butrym.

Di Petroff PR announces its representation of Fogg of Fashion.

Black Frame announces its representation of Hunter.

Style House Public Relations announces its representation of Taryn Rose.

Bollare announces its representation of Herschel Supply Co. and L’PORT.

Brandstyle Communications announces its representation of Schaffer’s Genuine Foods and North Sails.

Delinlee Delovely / Linlee Allen PR announces its representation of Kirsty Hume for Velvet by Graham and Spencer, Slowdown StudioGorman, and Basil Bangs Homeware.

BrandLink Communications announces its representation of eSalon and After Tan & Co for VIP and influencer relations.

Nylon Consulting announces its representation of Rochdale Spears Group.

Lawlor Media Group announces its representation of Brasserie 8 ½.

Pistol PR announces its representation of Crosspoint for Nordstrom’s K-Pop-In Shop.

SPRING London announces its representation of 69 US.

Behrman PR announces its representation of Vital Proteins.

CLY Communication announces its representation of Dermablend.

Kucerak & Co announces its representation of model Mia Kang.

LaFORCE announces its representation of Maxwell’s Chophouse.

Williamson announces its representation of Kataoka Jewelry.

KRUPP GROUP announces its representation of  ROUJE.

SHADOW announces its representation of FUNBOY.

THINK PR announces its representation of SENSO.

Rogers & Cowan announces its representation of Jockey.

Fournier PR + Consulting announces its representation of Sassy Lips.

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