WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Qorvis MSLGROUP is kicking off 2016 with 11 new staff members to better support its expanding business. Qorvis MSLGROUP, the flagship strategic communications and engagement consultancy of Publicis Groupe and one of the largest public relations and public affairs agencies in D.C., experienced strong growth in the fourth quarter of 2015, and now into the first quarter of 2016.
"At Qorvis MSLGROUP, we foster a culture of employee growth by identifying and promoting those who live up to our core values of entrepreneurial spirit, passion for clients and embrace the diversity of the work we do in one of the strongest global networks in the world," said Michael Petruzzello, president of Qorvis MSLGROUP.
Christian Hertenstein comes to Qorvis MSLGROUP as an Account Supervisor, focusing on media relations and corporate communications. Hertenstein has extensive experience in communications and politics in South Carolina and Florida. Most recently, he served as regional communications manager at Americans for Prosperity.
Joining the Qorvis MSLGROUP digital team are two new account supervisors: Zoë Hollister Williams and Jonathan Ewing. Hollister Williams brings nearly a decade of communications experience across a wide range of industries and clients. Previously, she worked for Forum One, a web strategy firm in Alexandria, Virginia. Ewing brings front-end web development, online advertising, and graphic design skills from his work building high-profile digital campaigns for clients in the transportation, political, and financial sectors at CLS Strategies.
Also new to the digital team are Flavie Green and Jessica Berger. Green and Berger will support Qorvis MSLGROUP's international clients with digital content translation and development. Green previously worked as an SEO and program associate at the Plum Tree Group in Chicago. Berger joins the team with a background ranging from social media development to localization.
Patrick Johnson will serve as an associate in the business development group. Johnson previously worked at Outfront Media and will focus on proactive marketing and lead generation at Qorvis MSLGROUP.
Anna Kim comes to Qorvis MSLGROUP as a junior graphic designer. Kim specializes in interactive media and will serve as part of the creative team.
Andrea Fetchko, an account executive, joins the Qorvis MSLGROUP team and will focus on tech and government IT clients. Previously, she worked at Sage Communications in their technology practice.
Raleigh Cavey, Shannon Quinn and Carly O'Brien, all formerly interns at Qorvis MSLGROUP, now join as assistant account executives. Cavey will work on clients across the tech, corporate and consumer practices. Quinn will focus primarily on international clients, while O'Brien will split her time between international and healthcare clients.
MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group, advisors in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communications, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communications to experiential marketing and events. With more than 3,000 people across close to 100 offices worldwide, MSLGROUP is also the largest PR network in Europe, fast-growing China and India. The group offers strategic planning and counsel, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas – followed by thorough execution.
About Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] is a global leader in marketing, communication, and business transformation. In a world marked by increased convergence and consumer empowerment, Publicis Groupe offers a full range of services and skills: digital, technology & consulting with Publicis.Sapient (SapientNitro, Sapient Global Markets, Sapient Government Services, Razorfish Global, DigitasLBi, Rosetta) - the world's largest most forward-thinking digitally centered platform focused exclusively on digital transformation in an always-on world - as well as creative networks such as BBH, Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, public affairs, corporate communications and events with MSLGROUP, ad tech solutions with VivaKi, media strategy, planning and buying through Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia, healthcare communications, with Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), and finally, brand asset production with Prodigious. Present in 108 countries, the Groupe employs more than 76,000 professionals.
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