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Uber Alum Books Ride to Facebook

Tue, Jul. 18, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Rachel WhetstoneRachel Whetstone, who stepped down as VP-communications and public policy at Uber in April, is joining Facebook in September in charge of PR for its WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger products.

VMware Shops eBay for PR Boost

Mon, Jul. 10, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Claire DixonClaire Dixon, who was VP-global communications at eBay, is the new senior VP/chief communications officer at VMware, cloud infrastructure outfit.

Gatesman Acquires Noble

Fri, Jul. 7, 2017

By Steve Barnes

GatesmanPittsburgh-based Gatesman is doubling its size with acquisition of marketing communications firm Noble Communications.

Steinreich Sets Up Supply Chain Specialty Offering

Mon, Jun. 19, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Stan SteinreichThe new practice targets the communications needs of clients facing increasing global pressure to be more efficient and produce better quality in a faster time frame.

Hart Pilots United's PR

Fri, Jun. 16, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Brett HartUnited Airlines has put Brett Hart in charge of global communications as part of an executive shuffle to accelerate its "momentum in elevating the experience it provides to customers."

Sweeping Political, Tech, Social Changes Impact News Audiences

Mon, Jun. 12, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Global Street Fight Conference - G&S Business CommunicationsThe sweeping political, technological and social changes rocking the US have a “trickle-down effect on news audiences,” Luke Lambert, CEO of G&S Business Communications, told today’s “Global Street Fight” conference in Manhattan.

CIA/DOD Vet Little Takes Over Brunswick DC

Fri, Jun. 2, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

George LittleGeorge Little, one-time press secretary and PA director for the Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency, has taken the helm of Brunswick’s Washington office.

Ketchum Vet Moves Over to Client Hyundai

Mon, Apr. 24, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Michael StewartAfter more than a decade as a VP at Ketchum guiding Hyundai’s communications, Michael Stewart has moved in-house with the automaker as senior group manager.

Anchin Takes Top Comms. Spot at Consumer Reports

Wed, Apr. 5, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Matt AnchinMatt Anchin has been named VP and chief communications officer at the nonprofit consumer watchdog as it ramps up efforts to keep the public better informed on the privacy of digitally-connected products and issues in financial services and health care.

WPP Wins Best Results for Clients Says Ad Publisher

Wed, Apr. 5, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

WPPWPP, largest communications group with $19 billion+ in revenues and units that include Burson-Marsteller and Hill+Knowlton Strategies, has been deemed to provide the “best results” for clients by the World Advertising Research Center.

Neptune Aligns with Lenovo

Mon, Mar. 13, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Torod NeptuneTorod Neptune, VP of communications for Verizon Wireless, is moving to Lenovo in a top global communications role later this month.

Michels Upped to Michigan Comms Chief

Tue, Feb. 21, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Kallie Bila MichelsKallie Bila Michels has been elevated to VP of communications for the University of Michigan, following a national search.

Mills Leaves Amgen, Joins Mars Petcare

Fri, Feb. 17, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Helen MillsHelen Mills will join Mars Petcare, the world's leading pet nutrition and health care business, as VP of corporate affairs in March.

Marriott PR Veteran Checks in to Restaurant Ass'n

Mon, Feb. 13, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Gordon LambourneGordon Lambourne, former senior VP of global PR and 35-year veteran of Marriott International, has shifted to the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation in Washington as VP of communications for the philanthropic entity of restaurant industry trade group.

FINRA Taps Treasury's Drobnyk for Communications

Mon, Feb. 6, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Josh DrobnykJosh Drobnyk, a top public affairs official at the US Dept. of the Treasury and deputy chief of staff, has moved to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as senior VP for corporate communications.

Getting Corporate Communications up to Speed with Snapchat

Fri, Feb. 3, 2017

By John Franklin

John Franklin & Robbie GoffinMore companies are now utilizing the vast array of social media networks to get their messages to the public. So why do corporate communications departments remain so skittish about hopping on the bandwagon?