Stacey Hajdak, chief corporate comms. and public affairs officer for the Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, has moved to water utility giant Aqua America to head communications.
Peter DePasquale, who directed government and external relations for coatings and industrial gases provider Praxair, has moved to telecom giant Frontier Communications Corp. as VP of communications and public affairs.
Johanna Maska, the Obama administration press alum who left the White House for the top marketing and communications slot at the Los Angeles Times in May, has landed at credit card system start-up Karmic Labs.
With apologies to Wile E. Coyote, it looks like marketers need to go back to the drawing board to create email campaigns that are more in tune with what their customers and prospects want from the channel.
Tony Cervone, who left Volkswagen last year to guide communications at GM during the automaker's recall crisis, has added oversight of the GM Foundation to his duties on the exit of the company's top lobbyist.
Jay Carney, the former Obama press secretary who was named head of Amazon’s global corporate affairs earlier this year, has emerged as another politico who doesn’t appreciate that the brass knuckle tactics commonly practiced in Washington aren’t appropriate for major corporations.
Robert Hubbell, a veteran corporate and agency communicator who left Cantor Fitzgerald last December as managing director of global communications and marketing, has moved to geospatial analytics startup Coastal Risk Consulting in a VP role.
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