“Job Tracker” is a roundup of the latest job changes in the lobbying world, from turns of the revolving door to moves between firms. Send information about new hires by e-mail to [email protected] or by fax to Influence at (202) 457-0718.

Name From To Notes
David Asselin American Academy of Environmental Engineers National Association of Manufacturers The former head of the engineer group joins as executive director of NAM’s council of manufacturing associations. He has also headed the Independent Connecticut Petroleum Association.
Amelia Blackwood Alexander Strategy Group Polaris Government Relations The former Alexander Strategy Group lobbyist follows former co-worker Daniel Gans and many former ASG clients to Gans’ new shop.
Philip Bond Monster Worldwide Inc. Information Technology Association of America Monster’s former senior vice president of government relations will become chief executive of the technology trade group next month.
Scott Carter National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Chwat & Co. The former legislative affairs staffer at NOAA, who worked closely with the National Hurricane Center, joins as vice president of Chwat’s weather, oceans, and commerce group.
Mark Esper Office of Sen. Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) Aerospace Industry Association Frist’s former director of national security and former deputy assistant secretary of defense joins the association as executive vice president of defense and international affairs.
Daniel Gans Alexander Strategy Group Polaris Government Relations The former lobbyist from the scandal-shuttered shop starts an operation of his own. His first client: the Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees. The issues: minimum wage and avian flu.
Ryan Henry Office of Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) The National Group Carter’s former chief of staff jumps downtown to approps shop.
Chris Komisarjevsky Burson-Marsteller APCO Worldwide The former Burson CEO, who was also president and chief executive of Hill & Knowlton’s European operations, joins APCO’s management team and will work out of its New York office.
George Nichols III New York Life New York Life Nichols moves from the insurance giant’s Tampa, Fla., office to assume the reins as the company’s top lobbyist in Washington.
Shawn Sullivan Department of Defense, Office of Legislative Affairs International Republican Institute The former Pentagon legislative affairs staffer and Bush/Cheney ’04 politico joins as regional director for Latin American and Caribbean programs.

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