NEW YORK: The Omnicom Group recently announced it would form G23 a new of female communications leaders to provide strategic solutions for clients who seek to reach female consumers, employees, or stakeholders. Drawn from agencies across its marketing disciplines, G23’s members include Marian Salzman, Porter Novelli CMO; Julie Winskie, Porter Novelli president and chief client officer; and Sharon Love, CEO of consumer marketing and communications TPN.
Julie Winskie, Porter Novelli’s Americas president, recently addressed industry rumors about the agency’s SF office, which recently lost MD Steve Spurgeon. Winskie told PRWeek that PN’s San Francisco office had about 100 staffers two years ago and now employs about 35 to 40 people, but that the departures were absolutely not a “mass exodus” as one blogger called it.
“We’ve had people leaving for a variety of reasons,” she said. “Some are by choice and some are corrections, but we’re not going to be able to comment on any of those individually.” Read more »