In their new roles, they are going to report back to Susie Arons, who serves as President of the Strategic Communications Division.
As Vice Presidents, Strategic Communications, Stagaard and Stewart work with division purchasers, together with HBO and HBO Sports, Feld Entertainment, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Color Force, Pushkin Industries, Collab, NEXT for Autism, Glickmania, Relativity Media, Netflix, social affect company HIVE, Define American, Above Average, Red Door Community (previously Gilda’s Club NYC) and Believe Entertainment Group, amongst others.
They will supply these purchasers providers starting from strategic counsel to campaigns, disaster communications, govt counsel and positioning, model consciousness and media relations.
Cassandra Vargas Joins 42West As VP In Entertainment Marketing Division
“Meg and Andrew every deliver their finely-tuned experience throughout a rising and evolving business panorama, with deep media relationships, nice ardour and their very own model of entrepreneurial enthusiasm to our rising group and division. We are so fortunate to have each our LA and NY places of work profit from their collaborative and impressed sensibilities,” mentioned Arons.
Stagaard focuses on media relations, company communications and govt thought management, and will likely be primarily based out of New York. Prior to 42West, she spent virtually 10 years on the NYC boutique agency DiGennaro Communications, the place her purchasers included Pinterest, Stitch Fix, TikTok, Refinery29, Spotify, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney On Ice, Pandora, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and others.
Before becoming a member of DGC, Stagaard labored at PR company Porter Novelli on the P&G group. She started her profession in PR at Rubenstein Communications, the place she supported a number of accounts throughout retail, leisure, non-profit and automotive industries.
Stewart is a seasoned communications skilled who will proceed to be primarily based in Los Angeles. He most not too long ago served as Director of Communications for Participant, working there to drive media engagement and communications technique across the firm’s mission of making optimistic social change by way of storytelling.
Prior to becoming a member of Participant, Stewart served as Manager of Corporate Communications for IMAX. There, he helped to strategize and implement broad advertising and publicity initiatives, whereas managing inside and exterior govt communication efforts.
Stewart started his profession in 2008 as a commerce reporter for Variety, protecting field workplace, movie distribution, digital and on-demand platforms, in addition to impartial movie and theatrical exhibition.