Lobbying World

Lobbying World
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• Selina Jackson, the vice president of global government relations and public policy for Procter & Gamble, was named chair of the board of the advocacy arm to the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. The nonprofit includes the leaders of American businesses and Nongovernmental organizations, as well as national security experts. Before Procter & Gamble, Jackson worked at the World Bank for six years.

• Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas named McKenzie Bennett, former senior health policy adviser to Sen. Maggie HassanMargaret (Maggie) HassanBipartisan senators reveal sweeping health care package 'American Taliban' released from prison 'American Taliban' set to be released after years behind bars MORE (D-N.H.), a principal. She was also health policy adviser to former Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidLobbying World Mitch McConnell is not invincible Seven big decisions facing Biden in 2020 primary MORE (D-Nev.).

• Nicole Tisdale, counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee and the staff director of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee, is starting her own consulting firm, Advocacy Blueprints. She has worked in the House for a decade.

• Justin Hakes joined the American Council of Life Insurers as vice president of strategic communications. He previously worked in advocacy communications at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He was a senior communicator for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform and the Chamber’s Employment Policy Division.

• The Motion Picture Association of America promoted Gail MacKinnon to senior executive vice president for global policy and government affairs. She will oversee international advocacy, in addition to her current responsibilities, according to a company-wide email from chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin. She was previously executive vice president.