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Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
Mary Kay Casts Webb to Lead Comms, CSR
By Greg Hazley
 
crayton webbCrayton Webb, a Dallas TV journalist turned PR pro, has taken the reins of corporate communications and CSR for beauty products direct marketing giant Mary Kay.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
Dentsu Nabs IPG Exec for Americas PR
By Greg Hazley
 
belle lenzBelle Lenz, VP of global communications for IPG Mediabrands, has moved to rival Dentsu Aegis Network as regional director of communications for the Americas, a new role based in New York.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
Uber Taps for Plouffe
By Kevin McCauley
 
david plouffeUber taxi-hailing app has tapped David Plouffe, campaign mastermind of Barack Obama's two presidential wins, in its continued effort to bolster its image and hurdle regulatory roadblocks.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
Yates Takes Fox International PR Post
By Kevin McCauley
 
cherry yatesFox International Channels has named Cherry Yates to the newly created VP-corporate communications post.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
Wounded Sea World Unveils Orca Changes
By Greg Hazley
 
sea worldSeaWorld Entertainment, the aquatic theme park operator that has taken a financial and PR hit over criticism of its treatment of killer whales, said today it plans to build new environments for the orcas at its parks, create an independent advisory panel and fund $10M in ocean health programs.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Aug. 11, 2014
Cengage Enrolls as Student of RF
By Kevin McCauley
 
cengageCengage Learning, the $1.5B Boston-based educational services company that recently emerged from bankruptcy, has hired Ruder Finn for PR duties.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Edelman's Thompson Decamps to REI
By Kevin McCauley
 

Alex Thompson, a more than 10-year veteran of Edelman, has moved to REI, $2B retailer of camping, clothes and recreational gear.

Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014
Brunswick Pro Checks in at Citi
By Kevin McCauley
 
Jennifer LowneyJennifer Lowney, partner at financial firm Brunswick Group, is moving to Citigroup's corporate communications shop next month.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Freud Puts Heat on Huntsworth's Chadlington
By Kevin McCauley
 

freudFreud Communications founder Matthew Freud has acquired a three percent stake in UK-based Huntsworth for $6M.

Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Jul. 31, 2014
Sard Verbinnen Puts Stock in NYSE Alum Rendine
By Greg Hazley
 
robert rendineBob Rendine, who led global corporate communications for NYSE Euronext through its 2013 acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange, is slated to join Sard Verbinnen & Co in September.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Jul. 30, 2014
Global Property Giants Close on Top Comms, Marketing Execs
By Greg Hazley
 
estes, kouriGlobal real estate service rivals DTZ and JLL closed on top marketing and communications executives this week.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Jul. 29, 2014
Finance PR Pro Rozman Trades BNY for HSBC
By Greg Hazley
 

doug rozmanDouglas Rozman has traded the top corporate communications post at BNY Mellon's securities services operation Pershing to lead comms. for HSBC in the United States.

Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Jul. 25, 2014
PepsiCo, Biden Pro Heads to Herbalife
By Kevin McCauley
 
herbalifeSenior VP of global public policy at PepsiCo and one-time deputy chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden will join Herbalife on August 25 in a top communications and policy role. 
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Jul. 23, 2014
Blackmon Orders Up FreshDirect
By Kevin McCauley
 
larry blackmonNew York-based FreshDirect has named Larry Blackmon VP-community & government affairs to handle outreach, expand partnerships and cultivate new relations ties for the fresh food delivery grocer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Jul. 23, 2014
NerdWallet Puts Shuman in Communications Fold
By Greg Hazley
 
ken shumanConsumer finance website NerdWallet has slipped Ken Shuman in the PR fold as VP of communications for the San Francisco-based company, which is eying a bigger profile in the online money advice space.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Jul. 17, 2014
Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs
By Greg Hazley
 
microsoftMicrosoft today said it will cut up to 18,000 jobs across the company in a "restructuring plan to simplify its operations" and integrate its $7B acquisition of Nokia.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
NBCUniversal Ups Skowronski to VP, Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
lauren skowronskiNBCUniversal has plugged in MSNBC media relations head Lauren Skowronski to the VP, corporate communications, slot for the parent company.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Jul. 15, 2014
Report: Uber Eyes Politicos to Fill PR Post
By Greg Hazley
 
uberCar service app Uber is looking for a tough-minded communications operative likely with political experience for its top PR post, according to Recode's Kara Swisher.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Jul. 15, 2014
Dow's Schnepf Rolls to Goodyear
By Greg Hazley
 
kristina schnepfDow Chemical's Kristina Schnepf has rolled to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company as VP of communication for its North American business.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Jul. 14, 2014
Weber Vet Moves to Nielsen
By Kevin McCauley
 
drew mccaskillDrew McCaskill, who was senior VP at Weber Shandwick, has taken the senior VP-corporate communications post at Nielsen, the information management and measurement giant.
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