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Baltimore Updates from GKV, Weber Shandwick and MGH

by | Apr 23, 2017

GKV announced a new client, Orizon Foods, a subsidiary of Orizon S.A. — one of the largest business conglomerates in South America, based in Chile. According to a press release by GKV: “Orizon S.A., a company belonging to the Group of Copec Companies, has a legacy of providing quality seafood to markets around the globe for over 60 years, and now they are bringing their products to the U.S. market.” GKV is working with Orizon to develop the brand’s identity, logo and packaging, as well as to help design and create their trade show presence, sales materials and initial website.

The Baltimore office of Weber Shandwick announced that it has won top honors for three marketing campaigns in the IABC Gold Quill Awards and the American Marketing Association Baltimore Marketing Excellence Awards. The agency and client BGE received an international IABC Gold Quill Award for a multimedia and community outreach campaign in 2016 that celebrated the 200th anniversary of the company’s founding as America’s first gas utility. Weber Shandwick and client BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport received an American Marketing Association Baltimore Marketing Excellence Award recognizing the “myBWI” marketing program as Best Advertising Campaign last year. The agency received an award in the same competition with client Constellation for Best Integrated B2B Campaign.

MGH has named Dave Wassell executive vice president, chief creative officer – a newly created position. Wassell was promoted from senior vice president, creative director. As chief creative officer, he will oversee creative across all mediums and handle the day-to-day management of MGH’s creative department. Wassell joined the agency in 2001 as a senior art director.

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Jeffrey Davis

Jeffrey A. Davis, APR has more than 25 years of news media and national public relations experience and heads J. Davis Public Relations, LLC, a PR and social media consultancy. A three-time PRSA Maryland president, he serves as Maryland regional editor for the Capitol Communicator and is co-founder of Podville Media in D.C. where he co-hosted the "Practically Social" podcast. Jeff is the regional representative of the national Public Relations Consultants Group (PRCG). He began his career as a reporter at daily newspapers in Ohio, New Jersey and at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.


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