Area 23 taps Marcus “Kawa” Kawamura as executive creative director

FCB Health Network’s Area 23 has brought in a new executive creative director. Marcus “Kawa” Kawamura has held top creative roles at Crispin Porter Bogusky and Leo Burnett, and has worked on assignments for Volkswagen, Pepsi and Visa.

Evoke Kyne expands specialty teams, announces personnel additions

Evoke Kyne announced the expansion of its creative, digital and social, and earned media teams. The expansion included 20 new hires and promotions, including VP of media relations Ned Berkowitz, senior art director Marina Linderman and director, digital strategist Patrick Fennelly.

R/GA hires managing director of healthcare

Consultancy R/GA has named Jacqueline Lovelock as managing director of healthcare. She will focus on developing the company’s healthcare practice and evolving relationships with clients like AdventHealth, Cigna and Evernorth.

Doceree appoints director of agency and brand relationships

Doceree has tapped John Spingler as director of agency and brand relationships, a role in which he’ll lead the company’s partnerships with healthcare brands and agencies. Spingler arrives at Doceree with 20 years of healthcare experience, including stints at Ogilvy Health and MD On-Line.