Porter Novelli announced that Ryan Kuresman joined its D.C. office as senior vice president. Kuresman will lead the office’s public affairs and corporate communications practice, and will be responsible for leading the agency’s work with key clients, developing talent and growing the practice. He reports to Jennifer Swint, managing director of the D.C. office. Kuresman joins Porter Novelli from APCO Worldwide, where he served as a vice president and director in the corporate communications and issues management practice.
Don Corrigan joined GMMB as senior vice president/creative director. Corrigan has more than two decades of experience as a copywriter and creative director. Most recently, Corrigan served as a VP/creative director at Wunderman’s D.C. office. He also spent many years at Arnold Worldwide, managing the creative efforts for Choice Hotels International. At GMMB, Corrigan will be leading creative teams and shaping campaigns for AARP; as well as leading GMMB’s creative work for Mixify, the American Beverage Association’s campaign to promote healthy, balanced lifestyles among teens.
Rob Seidman, a top Republican politico, has joined Democratic-heavy Glover Park Group, as VP in its government affairs practice, reports O’Dwyer’s. Most recently, he worked for New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte on Commerce Committee issues such as technology, privacy, telecommunications, cybersecurity, trade and intellectual property, continued the O’Dwyer’s report.
DPR Group announced that NeoGrid, a global technology provider of supply chain management solutions, selected the Frederick, MD-based firm to manage its public relations and marketing initiatives. DPR will assist NeoGrid with enhancing its reputation as a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions in North America through strategic public and media relations campaigns.