Brand and communications specialist Hall & Partners has promoted Caroline Dukes to Managing Partner in its London office, and Joann Schaumann to Managing Partner in New York.
Dukes joined the firm in 2008 as Research Director and has more than seventeen years’ client side experience in Media and TV. She worked at Classic FM before moving to Fox Kids/Jetix and UKTV to head the research function, and then became Head of Content at Sky. In her new role, reporting to European CEO Paul Edwards, she will remain involved in key accounts but will also take charge of the London based Consumer team.
Schaumann joined only last year, as Global Client Partner in the Chicago office. She has almost 30 years of research agency experience, and worked most recently as SVP in the Tech and Technology team at TNS. She will now report directly to Global CEO Vanella Jackson, and will lead the Consumer team in the New York office.
The promotions follow that of Lee Gazey to Managing Partner London in the firm’s specialist Health practice, in May
, which co-incided with a series of other promotions in the division.
Jackson says she is ‘utterly delighted’ with the two latest promotions and comments: ‘Both have made an outstanding contribution to our business and have talent as natural born leaders.’
Hall & Partners also has have offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Melbourne, Shanghai, Singapore and Sydney.A part of the Diversified Agency Service division of Omnicom Group, the company is on the web at www.hallandpartners.com