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Tue., Nov. 25, 2014
Reyes Rolls Back to Tesla as Comms Chief
By Greg Hazley
 
ricardo reyesCorporate tech PR veteran Ricardo Reyes is returning to carmaker Tesla Motors to head communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Nov. 24, 2014
Northrop Grumman Adds PR Duo
By Kevin McCauley
 
northrupNorthrop Grumman has recruited Vic Beck and Faith Jennings for PR duties in its aerospace systems operation.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Nov. 24, 2014
Sipkins Exits Sony Pictures
By Kevin McCauley
 

charles sipkinsCharles Sipkins, who joined Sony Picturres Entertainment in 2013 as executive VP/chief communications officer from Sard Verbinnen in 2013, has quit.

Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Nov. 21, 2014
Racusen Exits White House for MSNBC PR Post
By Greg Hazley
 
rachel racusenWhite House associate communications director Rachel Racusen is slated to move to MSNBC as VP of communications next month.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014
Cigna's Russell Takes Lincoln Financial Post
By Kevin McCauley
 
Diane Russell has moved from Cigna to Lincoln Financial Group as VP-marketing & communications in its insurance and retirement unit.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014
Revamping Sprint Shakes Up Corporate Comms
By Greg Hazley
 

doug michelmanFormer Visa communications chief working to build a San Francisco presence for Finsbury dials up revamping telecom Sprint, where he will take the VP of corporate communications and CSR slot next month.

Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014
Ihrig Slides into Southern Co. PR Post
By Kevin McCauley
 

christy ihrigChristy Ihrig will take the VP-corporate communications post at Southern Co., the $17B electrical utility, on Jan. 1.

 
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014
Naylor Programs Comms for Software Makers in DC
By Greg Hazley
 

nathan naylorDirector of communications for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rolls to BSA | The Software Alliance, the Washington trade group for large software makers like Apple, Microsoft and Autodesk.

Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
McBee Flies to Energy Post
By Greg Hazley
 
steve mcbeeSteve McBee, whose DC public affairs shop absorbed PR firm Gibraltar Associates last year, is leaving McBee Strategic for a top post with NRG Energy.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014
Gallagher Tends Bacardi Communications
By Greg Hazley
 
jim gallagherCorporate PR vet Jim Gallagher has moved to Bacardi Limited as global chief communications officer for the Bermuda-based spirits purveyor.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014
Fannnie Mae Communications Chief to NY Life
By Greg Hazley
 
kelli parsonsKelli Parsons, senior VP and chief communications officer for Fannie Mae, is moving to New York Life in its top communications post later this month.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014
Gronbach Exits Ed Giant for Pharma Services Provider DPx
By Greg Hazley
 
tyler gronbachTyler Gronbach has left a top communications post at for-profit education giant Education Management Corp. for the VP-communications slot at pharmaceutical services provider DPx Holdings, formed in March by private equity firm JLL Partners and European pharma Royal DSM.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Blog: Why is Resurgent Big Business So Grumpy?
By Kevin McCauley
 
Though Big Business is on a financial roll, the private sector remains down on politics and President Obama, who helped bring about the corporate resugence.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
Goodman Gasses Up Hess Toy Truck
By Kevin McCauley
 
hessGoodman Media International is handling the kick-off of the first-ever Hess Toy Truck mobile museum, which is parked today at New York City's Rockefeller Center.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
MWW Sues McDonald's for $5.2M
By Kevin McCauley
 
mcdonald'sMWW is suing McDonald's New York Tri-State Owner/Operators Assn. for $5.2M fees for the alleged bad faith Oct. 1 termination of their 17-year relationship.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
Toys R Us Drops 'Breaking Bad' Toys
By Greg Hazley
 
breaking badUnder pressure from media coverage and an online petition, Toys R Us said Oct. 21 it will pull “Breaking Bad” action figures from its shelves.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 22, 2014
Blog: McDonald's Ignores Reality
By Kevin McCauley
 
mcdsMcDonald's blames its 30% plunge in Q3 net on image problems and being misunderstood by consumers. The fast-feeder is in denial.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014
FH Alum Joins MWW
By Kevin McCauley
 
nicole schoenbergNicole Schoenberg, who was senior VP at FleishmanHillard, has shifted to MWW for the same title in its corporate reputation practice in its New York outpost.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
ABC News SVP of Comms to Exit
By Greg Hazley
 
jeff schneiderJeffrey Schneider, senior VP and longtime spokesman for ABC News, is leaving to start his own PR shop, Schneider Global Strategy.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Dobrow to mun2 as VP, Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
peter dobrowExecutive director of corporate communications for Comcast Corp. is moving to NBCUNiversal-owned Hispanic cable network mun2 as VP, communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
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