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Thu., Nov. 6, 2014
Gallagher Tends Bacardi Communications
By Greg Hazley
 
jim gallagherCorporate PR vet Jim Gallagher has moved to Bacardi Limited as global chief communications officer for the Bermuda-based spirits purveyor.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014
Fannnie Mae Communications Chief to NY Life
By Greg Hazley
 
kelli parsonsKelli Parsons, senior VP and chief communications officer for Fannie Mae, is moving to New York Life in its top communications post later this month.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014
Gronbach Exits Ed Giant for Pharma Services Provider DPx
By Greg Hazley
 
tyler gronbachTyler Gronbach has left a top communications post at for-profit education giant Education Management Corp. for the VP-communications slot at pharmaceutical services provider DPx Holdings, formed in March by private equity firm JLL Partners and European pharma Royal DSM.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Blog: Why is Resurgent Big Business So Grumpy?
By Kevin McCauley
 
Though Big Business is on a financial roll, the private sector remains down on politics and President Obama, who helped bring about the corporate resugence.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
Goodman Gasses Up Hess Toy Truck
By Kevin McCauley
 
hessGoodman Media International is handling the kick-off of the first-ever Hess Toy Truck mobile museum, which is parked today at New York City's Rockefeller Center.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
MWW Sues McDonald's for $5.2M
By Kevin McCauley
 
mcdonald'sMWW is suing McDonald's New York Tri-State Owner/Operators Assn. for $5.2M fees for the alleged bad faith Oct. 1 termination of their 17-year relationship.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
Toys R Us Drops 'Breaking Bad' Toys
By Greg Hazley
 
breaking badUnder pressure from media coverage and an online petition, Toys R Us said Oct. 21 it will pull “Breaking Bad” action figures from its shelves.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 22, 2014
Blog: McDonald's Ignores Reality
By Kevin McCauley
 
mcdsMcDonald's blames its 30% plunge in Q3 net on image problems and being misunderstood by consumers. The fast-feeder is in denial.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014
FH Alum Joins MWW
By Kevin McCauley
 
nicole schoenbergNicole Schoenberg, who was senior VP at FleishmanHillard, has shifted to MWW for the same title in its corporate reputation practice in its New York outpost.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
ABC News SVP of Comms to Exit
By Greg Hazley
 
jeff schneiderJeffrey Schneider, senior VP and longtime spokesman for ABC News, is leaving to start his own PR shop, Schneider Global Strategy.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Dobrow to mun2 as VP, Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
peter dobrowExecutive director of corporate communications for Comcast Corp. is moving to NBCUNiversal-owned Hispanic cable network mun2 as VP, communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
Consumers Want More From Brands
By Kevin McCauley
 
infographicConsumers believe they have a one-way relationship with brands and are not getting much value in return, according to Edelman's second annual brandshare study released today.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014
Blog: Millennial Buzz Fills PRSA Conference
By Kevin McCauley
 
millennials panelMillennials need to step up into managment ranks, PRSA conference told. Professors see urgent need for "parental-like mentoring" from Baby Boomer, Gen X supervisors.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
Dowling Assumes Apple PR Reins
By Greg Hazley
 
steve dowlingApple PR veteran Steve Dowling has taken the corporate communications reins for the tech giant, following the exit of longtime corporate communications chief Katie Cotton this year.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014
Conde Nast Corp PR Chief Lands at OTG
By Kevin McCauley
 
Laura Miller, who founded Conde Nast's corporate communications unit, is now VP-communications at OTG Management, operator of more than 200 restaurants, cafes and lounges in 10 airports including JFK's revamped Terminal 5.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014
Tesla Comms VP Rolls to Aston Martin
By Greg Hazley
 
sprouleSimon Sproule, who joined the Silicon Valley luxury electric carmaker Tesla Motors earlier this year in its top PR role, is leaving for Aston Martin.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014
Dowie Returns to PR Service
By Kevin McCauley
 
Doug DowieDoug Dowie, the ex-FleishmanHillard executive who went to federal prison in 2011 on charges of overcharging the Los Angeles Dept. of Water Power, is back in the PR game with Evolution Communications in LA.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
Blog: Publicis CEO Levy Talks About Rocky Ties with WPP's Sorrell
By Kevin McCauley
 
Maurice LevyPublicis Groupe CEO Maurice Levy today talked about his somewhat contentious relationship with WPP chief Martin Sorrell. He spoke at Advertising Week.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
Mattel's Lawrence to Adtech Rubicon Project
By Greg Hazley
 
dallas lawrenceDallas Lawrence, who led corporate affairs for toymaker Mattel, has moved to the Rubicon Project, the online advertising technology company, in a top PR role.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
H+K CEO Weitz to Insurer Aon
By Greg Hazley
 
andy weitzAndy Weitz, president and CEO for Hill+Knowlton Strategies in the US, is moving to London-based insurance giant Aon, an H+K client, as senior VP of global marketing and communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
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