Kara Armit, who previously served as Chief of Staff and HR Lead for SHIFT Communications, was recently promoted to VP, HR for all AVENIR GLOBAL agencies in the U.S. In her new role, Kara will craft and execute the talent strategy for SHIFT along with sister agencies Padilla and AXON U.S.
Kara has been with SHIFT for 21 years, serving in both traditional PR and HR roles. Her blended experience lends a unique perspective to talent and people strategy. It has helped Kara excel in meeting SHIFT’s business needs by bringing on talent to grow integrated communications programs, by driving professional development at the agency and in supporting SHIFT’s culture.
Under her leadership, SHIFT launched its Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Cultural Committees, revitalized its corporate values, increased its flexible working arrangements and cultivated a culture that has won numerous best workplaces awards.
This promotion is recognition of the tremendous impact she has had at SHIFT and the value she can bring to the agencies across the AVENIR GLOBAL network. In her new position, Kara reports directly into SHIFT Managing Partner Rick Murray and Padilla President Matt Kucharski.