Emirates, which bills itself as the world's largest international airline, has landed its PR business at Huntsworth's Red Consultancy following a competitive pitch. FleishmanHillard had the business until November.
Coca-Cola has given employees the option to pull the plug on voicemail for at its Atlanta headquarters and technology plaza, urging staffers to use text-based communication in a bid to boost productivity.
Robert Doody, who led invesotor relations for ViroPharma through its $4.2B acquisition by Shire last year, has landed at Idera Pharmaceuticals as VP of IR and corporate communications for the Waltham, Mass.-based biopharma developer.
Selim Bingol, who rolled out of General Motors earlier this year amid the ongoing recall crisis, has landed at $50B electric power giant Duke Energy, where he will take the chief communications officer slot early next year.
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