Maureen Varnon, a senior agency pro for Spectrum and Porter Novelli, has taken the reins of marketing and communications for Catholic Charities USA, the multibillion-dollar Virginia-based network that is one of the country's largest charities.
Healthcare giant Cigna today launched a new branding campaign designed to reinforce the Connecticut-based insurer's commitment to serve as advocate 24/7/365 for the health and security needs of its 85M global customer base.
Lisa Adler, VP of corporate communications for Millennium Pharmaceuticals through its 2008 acquisition by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, has moved to publicly traded Ironwood Pharmaceuticals in a senior VP role.
Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba, slating a large post-Labor Day initial public offering, has fortified its global communications ranks with a trio of execs, including former New York Times and Wall Street Journal PR chief Bob Christie.
SeaWorld 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.
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