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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Weber Shandwick hires four new people in Consumer Marketing, Technology and Digital

The Minneapolis office of Weber Shandwick today announced four new hires across its consumer marketing, technology and digital communications practice groups.

Rachel Camann has been hired as an assistant account executive in the consumer marketing practice upon completion of her internship. Camann plays an important role on several client accounts, including the U.S. Army, Amway Corp. and a national insurance company. Throughout a majority of her internship, she also assisted the 2010 Census team with strategic media monitoring and reporting. Prior to Weber Shandwick and while enrolled at the University of Minnesota, she completed internships with Maccabee Group, the university’s School of Journalism and assisted with event logistics for two non-profit organizations. Camann holds a bachelor’s degree in strategic communications and journalism from the University of Minnesota.

Kurt Stafki has been hired as an assistant account executive in the digital communications practice upon completion of his internship. Stafki started in the agency’s consumer marketing practice and contributed to multiple client accounts, including Polaris Industries, Victory Motorcycles and the U.S. Army. Currently, he supports the execution and development of online engagement initiatives for the U.S. Army. Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, Stafki completed internships with KARE-TV, the Minnesota Zoo and the American Red Cross. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in communication studies.

Seth Hendricks has been hired as an assistant account executive in the technology practice upon completion of his internship. He has supported a wide range of client initiatives with strategic writing, digital content management, research and influencer event coordination. His client roster has included Honeywell Building Solutions, Honeywell Process Solutions and Syngenta Seeds Inc. Hendricks came to Weber Shandwick following an editorial internship with Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and holds a bachelor of arts degree in English with a media studies concentration from St. Olaf College.

Matt Glatzel has been hired as a project manager in the digital communications practice. He will manage digital projects for Weber Shandwick and his clients, including Amway Corp., Toro, Opus, Mall of America and the IRS. Glatzel brings expertise in managing the development and execution of websites, electronic and interactive press kits, e-newsletters and e-mail campaigns. Previously, he was an interactive account manager with Constellation Web Solutions and before starting a career in digital he was a language arts and history teacher in Wisconsin and Seattle. Glatzel graduated from the University of Minnesota where he received a bachelor of arts and his post-graduate secondary education license.