Lippin Group Beefs Up Digital and Film Divisions

Agency names Elizabeth Wolfe, Erika Lewis, and Deborah Engel vice presidents

The Lippin Group is muscling up its digital and feature film public relations arms with a series of new hires and promotions. The agency announced Tuesday that it has hired film industry veteran Elizabeth Wolfe and Deborah Engel and promoted Erika Lewis to be its new vice presidents.

Wolfe will be based in the agency’s Los Angeles headquarters. She was most recently senior vice president worldwide publicity for Nu Image/Millennium Films.Yet Wolfe is best known for her past work as director of national publicity at Disney. There she worked on campaigns for "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Pearl Harbor," and "Finding Nemo."

Lewis joined the firm in 2006 and will remain in New York. She previously worked as a senior account executive. At Lippin, she has handled communications strategies for clients in television, film production, music and new media, including NBC Universal International, Wolf Films, Warner Home Video and Hallmark,

Engel is rejoining the agency after a stint at Nickelodeon’s communications department. At Nickelodeon, Engel developed and managed publicity campaigns and media relations for Nickelodeon Preschool Television. She previously worked as a senior account executive at Lippin.

Also, in the agency’s Los Angeles headquarters Leela Veeravalli has been promoted to account executive from assistant account executive.

Adeline Tihan has joined as an assistant account executive. She will work closely with Cassy Salyer, senior digital account executive, in the creation and execution of targeted strategic online media campaigns.