KCD Promotes Dale Westgarth, Julie Beynon and James Deeny to Senior Vice President, Media Relations

KCD announced the promotions of Dale Westgarth, Julie Beynon and James Deeny to Senior Vice President of Media Relations. They are established leaders both globally and within their respective offices in London, New York and Paris.

Dale Westgarth photo by James Borley

During his eight-year tenure with KCD London, Dale Westgarth has positioned himself as a strategic executive of media relations and event management. Leveraging his depth of industry knowledge, Dale has led several key clients through designer transitions and establishment of new codes and strategies. His ability to engage and secure new clients has been fundamental in growing the agency’s European network.

Julie Beynon photo by Matteo Prandoni

Julie Beynon joined KCD New York in 2018, after several years as a colleague on the client side. Julie is an expert in maximizing brand potential within the editorial landscape and upholds strong industry relationships that she has fostered throughout her career. Julie’s ability to identify growth opportunities and build upon them has played a key role in the overall success of the agency.

James Deeny photo by Marc Shelley

Since he joined the agency in 2021, James Deeny has leveraged his expertise in working with luxury brands and emerging voices in the industry to bring a new energy to the Paris office clients. He is a natural leader with a profound sense of creativity, inspiring the Paris team and his client partners.

“We are so proud to promote Dale, Julie and James as Senior Vice Presidents in the Media Relations Group.  Collectively, they represent a network of industry knowledge and relationships that are invaluable to our clients and our team,” said Rachna Shah, Partner and Managing Director, KCD.

As SVPs, Dale, Julie and James will focus on strategic direction and continue spearheading business development and agency growth.