Scott Vazin, executive VP for Volkswagen Group of America's group and brand communications, will shift to Toyota North America next week as VP of corporate and regional communications amid the carmaker's consolidation to Texas and rebuilding of its communications operation.
Bloomberg Businessweek's Paul Barrett, author of a forthcoming book on the Ecuador-Chevron showdown, writes that his treatment by Ketchum have him a "feel for what it’s like to be the target when a sovereign nation goes into crisis-communication mode."
San Bernardino, Calif., which became the largest US city to file for bankruptcy in 2012 before it was eclipsed by Detroit, is on the hunt for PR and marketing communications counsel to improve its image.
SIGA Technologies, the publicly traded, New York-based provider of an antiviral smallpox drug for the federal government, is working with outside PR and IR counsel amid a Sept. 16 Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
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