Makovsky Names Stacey Wachtfogel as Chief Human Resources Officer

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Makovsky, one of the world's largest independent integrated communications firms, has named Stacey Wachtfogel as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer.

Stacey Wachtfogel is a strategic Human Resources executive with extensive expertise in all areas of HR management, including organizational strategy, talent acquisition, compensation, performance management, and employee relations/litigation. Stacey has provided senior HR counsel within public relations, management consulting, consumer products, investment banking and financial services industries. Formerly 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.

Ken Makovsky, the firm's founder and president, said, "Stacey possesses a vast diversity of skills and an extensive, established network in the industry. She has an amazing way with people, and we know that the focus she brings will help build and shape the growing culture at Makovsky. We are thrilled to have her with us."

About Makovsky

Founded in 1979, Makovsky ( is one of the nation's largest independent integrated communications firms. The firm attributes its success to its original vision: that the Power of Specialized Thinking™ is the best way to build reputation, sales and fair valuation for a client. Based in New York City and Washington, D.C., Makovsky is a founding member of IPREX.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Dori Komarin (212) 508-9610 dkomarin@makovsky.comSource:Makovsky + Company