The Daily Media: 55 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Julia Erdman, formerly U.S. public relations director at Lanvin, has left the company.

Melissa Giannini, formerly deputy editor at NYLON, has been named editor in chief.

Joe McKenna, formerly fashion director at large at T: The New York Times Style magazine, has left the company.

Christopher Suarez, co-founder and formerly CEO at Nicholas Kirkwood, has left the company.

Sophie Brocart, formerly LVMH Fashion Group’s senior vice president of fashion ventures, has been named interim CEO at Nicholas Kirkwood.

Michelle Lee, formerly editor in chief and CMO at NYLON, has left the company.

Cameron Blanchard, formerly SVP of corporate communications at NBC Universal, has been named EVP of corporate communications at Condé Nast.

Flint Beamon, formerly vice president at Full Picture, has left the company.

Natasha Silva-Jelly, formerly New York editor at Harper’s Bazaar, has been named executive fashion director at The Daily Front Row.

Matthew Sebra, formerly senior men’s editor at Gilt, has been named digital style director at

Glenn O’Brien, formerly editor at GQ, has been named editor at large at Maxim.

Juliana Schiavinatto, formerly editor in chief and creative director at PULP Magazine, has been named fashion director at ELLE Canada.

Mark Owens, formerly chief revenue officer at Corbis, has been named CEO at Rogers & Cowan.

Brandon McDaniel, formerly junior account executive at Agentry PR, has left the company.

Danika Owsley, formerly PR manager at Hearst, has been named communications and marketing manager at American Vogue.

Patricia Rockenwagner, formerly EVP of corporate communications, has been named a communications role at AV Partners.

Stanislas de Quercize, formerly CEO of Cartier, has left the company.

Cyrille Vigneron, formerly president of LVMH Japan, has been named CEO of Cartier.

Tatiana Gonzalez Rama, formerly global head of insights and research at Spotify, has been named head of video data and growth at Condé Nast Entertainment.

Alfred Chambers, formerly account executive at Blackframe, has been named account executive at Agentry PR.

Kaitlyn Dreyling, formerly copywriter, creative concepts at Macy’s, has been named e-commerce associate editor at Barneys New York.

Marissa Cetin, formerly deputy social media editor at The Daily Mail, has been named associate editor, social media at The Cut.

Edith Taichman, formerly director of communications at Peter Marino Architect LLC, has been named VP of global communications at Oscar de la Renta.

Lindsay Siwiec, formerly account director at The Eighth Floor, has been named account director at Jo Chicago.

Brooke Spanjian, formerly PR director at HL Group, has been named PR manager at Lord & Taylor.

Arzu Yonak, formerly account coordinator at TARA Ink., has been named creative director and founder at Addicted Youth Public Relations.

Brittany Driscoll, formerly director of marketing at Drybar, has been named vice president of marketing.

Kourtney Bokamper, formerly PR and advertising manager at Paul & Shark, has been named PR manager at ETRO PR.

Zach Davis, formerly VP of global partnerships and video strategy at BuzzFeed, has been named VP of global partnerships and video strategy at Refinery29.

Bethany Bernard, formerly global director of sales Tomas Maier, has been named senior director, global sales and marketing at Adam Lippes.

Steve Shalit, formerly VP of advertising production at the New York Times, has been named VP of strategic partnerships and ad product strategy.

Christina Cattarini, formerly senior account executive at Sunshine Sachs, has been name senior publicist at Homepolish.

Stacy Pinkas, formerly head of media marketing at Swatch, has been named communications director at RAYMOND WEIL.

Lisa Sugar, founder and editor in chief at POPSUGAR, has also been named president.

Roger L. Rawlins, formerly EVP and chief innovation officer at DSW Inc., has been named CEO, effective January 1, 2016.

Taren Dolbashian, formerly senior account supervisor at Turner Public Relations, has been named PR manager at Burton Snowboards.

Christina Tung, formerly PR and marketing director at Sigerson Morrison + Marc Fisher Footwear, launches HOUSE OF.


Rachel L Johnson Public Relations announces its representation of Now Boarding and NUTRAFOL.

RK PR announces its representation of loup.

Agentry PR announces its representation of Claudia Li and Matiere.

EFG PR announces its representation of HOOCH.

PWC announces its representation of Tretorn.

Wetherly announces its representation of RAUWOLF.

Maguire Steele announces its representation of Frapin and Liquides Imaginaires.

Indulgence PR announces its representation of Archipelago Botanicals.

The Woods & Co announces its representation of SweetCheeks.

Lindsey Smolan PR announces its representation of The BrowGal.

KB Brand Partners announces its representation of Gypsy Sport.

HOUSE OF announces representation of Nikki Chasin, boy+girl, Lust Covet Desire, I Waited for You, and Strita.

Siren PR announces its representation of FLOWER EYEWEAR by Drew Barrymore.

SHO+CO announces its representation of John Hardy and Rebecca Minkoff for VIP Services.

The Eighth Floor Strategic Communications announces it’s representation of Royalton New York City, a Morgans Hotel.

RED PR announces its U.S. representation of Louvelle.

Ella Dror PR announces its international representation of Nasir Mazhar.

Sha Osei PR announces its European representation of Boy Meets Girl.

Armand Consulting announces its U.S. representation of Ade Samuel.

Nick Collins announces its global representation of Florian London.

Samantha Slaven Publicity announces its U.S. representation of Bobeau.


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