Scott Vazin, executive VP for Volkswagen Group of America's group and brand communications, will shift to Toyota North America next week as VP of corporate and regional communications amid the carmaker's consolidation to Texas and rebuilding of its communications operation.
Global hotelier Radisson dropped its sponsorship of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings on Sept. 15, in the wake child abuse charges against star running back Adrian Peterson. Anheuser-Busch fires a warning shot.
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.
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