The Daily Media: 60 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Lyndsey Roach (Courtesy)

Lyndsey Roach, co-founder of Box Creative Agency, has been named head of women’s business at Volcom.

Hedi Slimane, formerly creative director at Saint Laurent, has left the company.

Dan Ragone, formerly president and publisher at Interview, has been named publisher at Maxim.

Souri Kim, formerly VP of PR and communications at Moda Operandi, has been named VP or PR at Alexander Wang.

Susan Chokachi, formerly senior VP of marketing and communications at Gucci Americas, has been named president and CEO.

Christopher Colfer, formerly director at Net-a-Porter, has been named board of directors member at AHAlife.

Rachel Matican, formerly senior PR manager at GUESS Inc., has left the company.

Kate Bartle, formerly communications director at Michael Kors, has left the company.

Derek Blasberg, editor at Vanity Fair, has been named host of CNN Style.

Mackay Boynton, formerly media manager at Neiman Marcus, has left the company.

Travis Paul Martin, formerly fashion director at BPCM, has been named director of PR at Skoog Productions.

Julie Selig, formerly PR assistant at GUESS, has been named PR executive at M Missoni.

Jessica Prudente, formerly freelance PR assistant at Christian Louboutin, has been named VIP relations assistant at Prada.

Ali Drucker, formerly senior editor at Maxim, has been named senior sex & relationships editor in the US at

Elizabeth Kiefer, formerly freelance writer at Teen Vogue and Marie Claire, has been named entertainment features writer at Refinery29 in the US.

Hilary Heard Gurley, formerly senior PR manager at Bulgari, has been named director of PR at Eleuteri.

Charlotte Cowles, formerly senior features editor at Harper’s Bazaar, has been named editorial director of The M Dash, MM.LaFleur’s digital magazine.

Stephen Wright, formerly vice president at DKC, has been named director of Azione PR.

Julia Stedman, formerly senior director, digital ad strategy and planning at Vogue, has been named GM/associate publisher at Fashionista.

Marie Bliss Delpy, formerly art director of photography at Bloomingdale’s, has been named digital associate creative director at Select World.

Kristen Ronan, formerly director of PR, North America at Farfetch, has left the company.

Jennifer Mendelsohn, formerly account executive at Berk Communications, has been named senior account executive at THINK PR.

Dana Dunn Paolucci, formerly assistant account executive at Edelman, has been named account manager at mml pr.

Maxine Silva, formerly senior publicist at Azione PR, has been named senior manager at Infinity Creative Agency.

Kristin Kelly, formerly account executive at Williamson PR, has left the company.

Franny Viola Mulberg, formerly VP of beauty at Siren PR, has been named PR and communications director at Rodan + Fields.

Tori Loiacono, formerly PR coordinator at Jennifer Bett Communications, has been named senior PR coordinator.

Helen Connolly, formerly senior buying director at George at ASDA, has been named CEO at Bonmarché.

Geoff Schiller, formerly chief revenue officer at Evolve Media, has been named chief revenue officer at Popsugar Inc.

Charlotte Baraks, formerly communications and fashion relations manager at MAC, has been named senior fashion relations manager UK & EMEA.

Nicole McGovern, formerly associate fashion and beauty editor at Family Circle, has been named fashion features editor at O, The Oprah Magazine.

Stephen Watson, formerly contributing editor at Esquire and Town & Country, has been named contributing editor, watches at Hearst Digital Media.

Diarrha N’Diaye, formerly social media and marketing manager at TEMPTU, has been named social media strategist at L’Oreal Paris.

Stefanie Kaufman, formerly senior editor at Sports Illustrated, has been named assistant managing editor.

Ronen Shapiro, formerly VP of sales at Vice Media, has been named chief revenue officer at Genius.

Emily Greenhouse, formerly wrtier at Bloomberg Politics, has been named managing editor at The New Yorker.

Rachel Maresca, formerly entertainment reporter and columnist at the New York Daily News, has left the company.

Rachael Grayer, formerly account manager at Liz Matthews PR, has been named account manager at BPCM.

Jason Stahl, formerly news editor at MSN, has been named senior editor at Muscle & Fiteness.

Christina Arreola, formerly associate editor at Latina, has been named books editor at Bustle.


Bollare Communications announces its representation of Maison Close.

Blue Sky announces its representation of Glow Recipe and Victoria’s Secret Beauty.

Grayscale announces its representation of Gentle Monster and KOVA.

Starworks Group announces its representation of GUESS, IVY PARK, and ET EAIS.

Zannick Studio announces its representation of Allies of Skin and Vex Clothing.

THINK PR announces its representation of The Stafford London.

Purple NY announces its representation of SLOWEAR.

Siren PR announces its representation of Credo.

THINK PR announces its representation of MARCH11.

Autumn Communications announces its representation of House Beer.

SHADOW announces its representation of Kim Crawford Wines.

PR Consulting announces its representation of The Kooples.

Suite PR announces its representation of Arcana NYC.

CMM announces its representation of DS Laboratories.

Michele Marie PR announces its representation of Wolven Threads.

KCD announces its representation of Rosie Assoulin.

The Woods & Co announces its representation of Articles of Society.

Covet PR announces its reputation of Pique Tea and Skin Clinical.

Agentry PR announces its representation of Private Policy.

Factory PR announces its representation of UNOde50.


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