PMK*BNC Bolsters Entertainment Division With Two Exec Hires

Nicole Perez-Krueger and Stacy Freeman-Weitz take VP positions in agency’s Los Angeles offices; Joanna Cichocki and Chris Dilorio also promoted to VP positions

Last Updated: June 8, 2011 @ 3:44 PM

Public-relations firm PMK*BNC has bolstered its entertainment division with the hiring of two key executives and the promotion of two current employees, the company announced on Wednesday.

Former Rogers & Cowan publicist Nicole Perez-Krueger (pictured), whose clients include Christina Aguilera, Lauren Conrad, Jewel and Whitney Port, will serve as a VP in the talent department.

Meanwhile, Stacy Freeman-Weitz has been hired as the agency's VP of corporate communcations. Both will work from PMK*BNC's Los Angeles office, reporting to entertainment COO Lewis Kay.

Freeman-Weitz, who most recently worked in UTA's corporate communications department for three years, will spearhead the agency's communications and marketing campaigns, as well as oversee the corporate entertainment segment of the company.

PMK*BNC Co-Chairmen Michael Nyman and Cindi Berger characterized the pair as "well liked and experienced executives whose experience and relationships will be terrific assets to our growing organization."

The company has also promoted Joanna Cichocki and Chris Dilorio to vice president positions. Six-year PMK*BNC vet Cichocki oversees the agency's special-events department, supervising the red carpet for numerous events, including the Emmys, and managing events for UNICEF, Us Weekly and the Academy of Country Music Awards, among others. Diloriio, who's been with the agency for five years, will continue to head its television department, Upcoming projects for the deparment include the launch of Fox's American version of "The X Factor."