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Tue., Apr. 22, 2014
Land Ends at AOL
By Kevin McCauley
 
Peter LandPeter Land is gone as senior VP-communications at AOL in a continuing shuffle of its PR ranks under CEO Tim Armstrong.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Apr. 16, 2014
Myers to Head Warner Bros Global Comms
By Greg Hazley
 

myersDee Dee Myers, former press secretary to President Clinton, is leaving a managing director slot at Glover Park Group to head communications for Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Apr. 14, 2014
GM Ousts Communications Chief
By Greg Hazley
 

selim bingolSelim Bingol, senior VP of global communications and public policy for General Motors, is leaving the company amid its ongoing recall crisis.

Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Apr. 14, 2014
Health Insurance Industry Spokesman to Exit for PhRMA
By Greg Hazley
 
robert zirkelbackRobert Zirkelbach, who guided communications for the health insurance sector through the legislative battle and rollout of the Affordable Care Act, is moving to the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of America as senior VP of communications next month.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Apr. 10, 2014
Ex-BBC PR Head to Burberry
By Greg Hazley
 
julian payneJulian Payne, who led communications for the BBC in the wake of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, has moved to fashion brand Burberry as VP of PR and corporate communications in London amid a CEO transition.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Apr. 3, 2014
Intel Capital Invests PR in Merc's Delevett
By Greg Hazley
 
peter delevettPeter Delevett, an editor and columnist who covered the Silicon Valley venture capital realm for the San Jose Mercury News, has moved to VC giant Intel Capital to direct global marketing and PR.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Apr. 2, 2014
Wheeler Heads IR, Comms at Newly Public Relypsa
By Greg Hazley
 

sylvia wheelerSylvia Wheeler has left the VP of IR and corporate communications slot at Hyperion for a similar role at Relypsa, the biopharmaceutical company with a hyperkalemia drug in Phase 3 clinical trials.

Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Apr. 2, 2014
Balenske Takes Comms Post at Revolution in DC
By Greg Hazley
 
meredith balenskeMeredith Balenske, a VP for corporate technology at FleishmanHillard in Washington, has moved to Revolution, the DC-based venture firm backed by tech luminaries including AOL founder Steve Case.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014
DuPont PA Chief to Australian Biopharma CSL in US-Based Comms Role
By Greg Hazley
 

anthony farinaAnthony Farina, a former journalist who led global public affairs at DuPont, has moved to $5.5B Australian biopharma company CSL Limited as VP of communications and corporate affairs.

Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Mar. 26, 2014
GolinHarris West President to Exit for LA Developer
By Greg Hazley
 
judy johnsonJudy Johnson, president of the western region for GolinHarris, is moving to Southern California retail real estate giant Caruso Affiliated as chief marketing and communications officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Mar. 26, 2014
MetLife Fills Top Comms Slot with Morgan Stanley Alum
By Greg Hazley
 
jeanmarie mcfaddenFormer Morgan Stanley global corporate communications head Jeanmarie McFadden is slated to join New York-based insurer MetLife as chief communications officer at the end of the month.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Mar. 25, 2014
Discovery Finds Roberts to Lead IR, Comms
By Greg Hazley
 

surfaxinBiotech alum William Roberts has moved to publicly traded Discovery Laboratories as VP of IR and corporate communications for the Warrington, Pa.-based company focused on respiratory disease care.

Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Mar. 24, 2014
Seitel: Mary Barra Battles the Lawyers
By Fraser Seitel
 

fraser seitelGM CEO Mary Barra is off to a good crisis management start in "Switchgate," but her vow of an "unvarnished" investigation is compromised by the use of two of the automaker’s long-time law firms to conduct the probe.

Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Mar. 18, 2014
Whitman Delivers PR for Postal Service
By Greg Hazley
 
bill whitmanBill Whitman, Jr., an agency pro and former communications chief at McDonald's, has landed the top PR slot at the U.S. Postal Service in Washington.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Mar. 13, 2014
Tesla Steers Communications to Nissan Alum
By Greg Hazley
 
simon sprouleSimon Sproule, who led global marketing communications for Nissan Motors in Japan, has moved to Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker Tesla Motors as VP of communications and marketing.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Mar. 11, 2014
Weber Shandwick's Norton Joins J&J
By Kevin McCauley
 
jennifer nortonJennifer Norton, senior VP/corporate communications at Weber Shandwick, is leaving for Johnson & Johnson's Janssen unit.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Mar. 5, 2014
CMT Comms Head to Nashville Firm
By Greg Hazley
 
lisa chaderLisa Chader, senior VP of corporate communications for country music network CMT, has moved to Nashville-based NPG PR in an executive VP role.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Dandridge Moves to Marsh & McLennan
By Kevin McCauley
 
ed dandridgeEd Dandridge has joined Marsh & McLennan Cos. as chief communications officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Mar. 3, 2014
Dump Transactional PR, Says Edelman
By Kevin McCauley
 
edelmanCorporate boards are increasingly aligning themselves with activist shareholders who are bent on short-term financial gains, putting pressure on CEOs and corporate PR people to better communicate their long-term goals and objectives, Richard Edelman told a corporate governance session Feb. 28.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Feb. 27, 2014
Effler Gets Checkered Flag of NHRA
By Kevin McCauley
 
geno efflerVice president of communications at Volvo Cars of North America is named VP of PR and communications at the National Hot Rod Association, which bills itself as the largest motorsports sanction authority. 
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