Alice Hampton, formerly senior director, global PR at UGG, has been named vice president of global communications at Shiseido Americas.
Robert P. Baird, formerly articles editor at Esquire, has been named features editor.
Ken Kurson, formerly editor-in-chief at the Observer, has left the company.
Amanda Weiner Alagem, formerly executive accessories editor at Harper’s Bazaar, has been named accessories director.
Siddhartha Shukla, formerly chief marketing officer at Theory, has been named chief merchandising officer.
J.D. Ostrow, formerly senior vice president of engagement marketing at Burberry, has been named chief marketing officer at Theory.
Lynn Shanahan, formerly CEO at Kellwood Co., has been named CEO at Capezio.
Richard Bean, formerly international director at MAXIM, has been named director of international licensing and business development at Hearst Magazines International.
Kimberly Gibbs, formerly senior account executive at TURNER, has been named PR manager at SoulCycle.
Daniel Langer, formerly general manager at Henkel Beauty North America, has been named president and CEO at ÉQUITÉ Brand Equity & Luxury Consulting.
Elisa Richardson, formerly senior publicist at VSCO, has been named head of PR at Code and Theory.
Jessica Valenti, author, has been named contributing editor at MarieClaire.com.
Ciarra Lee, formerly public relations manager at Robert Marc, has left the company.
Tim Cush, formerly public relations manager at Maguire Steele, has been named account executive at Factory PR.
Erica Morelli, formerly account manager at PURPLE, has left the company.
Nicole Clark, formerly assistant account executive at 5WPR, has been named account executive at Michele Marie PR.
Nicole Cavaliere, formerly account supervisor, beauty at Siren PR, has left the company.
TARA, Ink. announces its representation of Bela Monde and LABB Aesthetic Beauty Bar.
Style House announces its representation of Lilly & Lime Swimwear for D Cup and Up.
One Management announces its representation of Bea Miller.
RK PR announces its representation of Ajaie Alaie.
BPCM announces its representation of Meaningful Beauty.
THINK PR announces its representation of MILK.
Siren PR announces its representation of Parker and Devlin.
Brandsway Creative announces its representation of Alexina Graham, Antiodote Chocolate, Cherie Rice, Park Avenue Skin Solutions, One Over One, Jill Zarin’s 5th Annual Luxury Luncheon, CENTRO Trattorio & Bar, Brows By Sebatian, and AM Southampton.
Trotter Public Relations announces its representation of Bagatelle.City, Bagatelle.NYC, and Face Halo.
Brandstyle Communications announces its representation of Hamabla Beach.
Jessica Aufiero Communications announces its representation of Bird in Hand, i Trulli, Sottosuolo, and Big Apple Circus.
Magrino announces its representation of National Tailgate Weekend.
MMPR announces its representation of #FLOATY.
The Woods & Co announces its representation of LALICIOUS.
MML PR announces its representation of Retrouvé.
Sandrine Charles Consulting announces its representation of Palladium.
In other news…
The New York Times Opinion editorial page editor James Bennet now reports to deputy publisher A.G. Sulzberger.
Marc Jacobs CEO Sebastian Suhl is rumored to be leaving his post.
InStyle editor-in-chief Laura Brown launched a new video series “Dirty Laundry.”