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|Gibbs & Soell, Inc.||Scholarship America, Inc.||Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.|
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Gibbs & Soell, Inc. has appointed Kate J. Threewitts as senior director, human resources, a newly created role that reports to the President and CEO. She was most recently senior director of human resources at American Heart Association in Morrisville, N.C. Previously, she was employed in HR management and specialist positions at All Kinds of Minds Institute; Cardinal Health; and Nortel.
Scholarship America, Inc. announced that Jen Menke has joined the organization as the new Vice President of Human Resources. Menke worked with companies such as GE Commercial Finance, Target, and Ceridian. Most recently she was Senior Vice President, Career and Incentive Development at Global Stream Services.
Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI) promoted NJ Pesci, who has been guiding organizational design and talent management strategies to be the company’s lead human resources executive. Pesci succeeds Dennis Shuler who is stepping down after serving as head of human resources during a year-long period of transition in the corporate department’s leadership. Shuler will continue to provide counsel to the company in a senior advisory capacity. Pesci joined Scripps Networks Interactive from Procter & Gamble in 2010 as senior vice president of human resources. At Procter & Gamble, Pesci served 19 years as a human resources leader. While there he had a number of global roles and assignments, including one in Frankfurt, Germany, where he helped lead the integration of a major acquisition.
Makovsky has named Stacey Wachtfogel as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. She formerly was the SVP, Head of Human Resources for MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s flagship PR agency. Stacey has also held senior leadership positions with Accenture, Unilever, MasterCard, Deutsche Bank, UBS and Morgan Stanley.