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Getting Corporate Communications up to Speed with Snapchat

Fri, Feb. 3, 2017

By John Franklin

John Franklin & Robbie GoffinMore companies are now utilizing the vast array of social media networks to get their messages to the public. So why do corporate communications departments remain so skittish about hopping on the bandwagon?

Genelius Enrolls at Amherst

Thu, Feb. 2, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Sandra GeneliusSandra Genelius, who held top corporate communications posts at Sony Corp. of America and CBS News, has been named chief communications officer for Amherst College, following a national search.

Farnham to Chair B-M's Consumer Practice

Wed, Jan. 25, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Kyle FarnhamBurson-Marsteller has tapped Kyle Farnham as chair of its U.S. consumer and brand marketing practice.  He comes over from MSLGroup.

Ex-State Farm, T-Mobile CCO to Chubb

Tue, Jan. 24, 2017

By Editorial Staff

David BeigieDavid Beigie, former chief communications officer for State Farm Insurance and T-Mobile USA, has moved to Chubb as VP of global digital communications for the insurance giant.

Ex-Tesla Communications Chief Drives to Dyson

Wed, Jan. 18, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Ricardo ReyesRicardo Reyes, who led communications for electric car maker Tesla before stepping down last year, has landed at high-end UK manufacturer Dyson as Global Communications Officer.

Weine Trades the NY Library for the Met

Tue, Jan. 10, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Ken WeineKen Weine, VP of communications and marketing for The New York Public Library, has moved to The Metropolitan Museum of Art as chief communications officer.

Tegna Tunes in Uberoi as Communications Chief

Thu, Jan. 5, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Sunny UberoiTegna, the broadcast and digital media giant formed by the split of Gannett Company in 2015, has brought in Sunny Uberoi as VP and chief communications officer.

STX Casts Rockenwagner as Communications Chief

Thu, Dec. 15, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Patricia RockenwagnerPatricia Rockenwagner, who led communications for Advance Publication's investment operation, has been named chief communications officer at global entertainment company STX Entertainment.

 

Lenovo's Shafer Enrolls at UNC Greensboro

Wed, Dec. 14, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jeff ShaferJeff Shafer, former VP of global communications for Lenovo, has landed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as chief communications officer.

Healthcare PR Alum Mackay to Theranos

Tue, Dec. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Tali MackayEmbattled health tech company Theranos has brought in H+K Strategies' Tali Mackay to fill its vacated top corporate communications slot.

Delta Books Walker for Return Flight as CCO

Tue, Dec. 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Ned WalkerNed Walker, who retired as chief communications officer of Delta Air Lines in 2014, will return to the Atlanta-based carrier in January in its top communications role.

Customer Loyalty Up, Impulse Buying Suffers

Fri, Dec. 2, 2016

By Editorial Staff

rbb Breakout Brands SurveyThe latest brand study by rbb Communications shows that for 43% of those surveyed no amount of money is enough to bribe them away from their favorite product.

Kavanagh Serves Communications for Bacardi

Wed, Nov. 30, 2016

By Editorial Staff

K.C. KavanaghGlobal communications chief for hotel titan Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is moving to Bermuda-based liquor purveyor Bacardi Limited as senior VP and global chief communications officer.

Delta Releases CEO Memo After Viral Video

Tue, Nov. 29, 2016

By Editorial Staff

delta air linesDelta Air Lines has released a memo from CEO Ed Bastian to employees after a video of an unruly passenger aboard a Delta flight went viral last week and drew criticism of the carrier. (1 reader comment)

Apple Has Top U.S. Corporate Rep

Thu, Nov. 17, 2016

By Editorial Staff

AppleApple continues as the most economically effective corporate reputation in the S&P 500, according to the latest Reputation Dividend report.

Uber's MacGann Rolls to VimpelCom

Thu, Nov. 17, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Mark McGannMark MacGann, who led public policy for Uber in the EMEA region, has moved to global telecom giant VimpelCom as group chief external affairs officer.

Apple PR Execs Shift to Ford

Thu, Nov. 10, 2016

By Greg Hazley

Michaela JohndrowMichaela Johndrow, a global PR strategist for Apple, has moved to Ford Motor Company to manage communications for its electric vehicles.