Robert Pflieger, a former GolinHarris Washington GM who led communications for the home building industry, has moved to the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, the DC trade group for REITs, in its top PR role.
Price Floyd, who led defense contractor BAE Systems' global digital strategy as VP of communications in Washington, has moved to Blue Engine Media, the PR and ad agency founded by Democratic operative Erik Smith.
The Silicon Valley-based personal genetics test maker 23andMe, which has been stymied by the US Food and Drug Administration, has brought in healthcare PR veteran Angela Wonson as VP of communications.
Red Bull wants its burgeoning media unit to become as big as its energy drink business, said Werner Brell, managing director at Red Bull Media House, which launched 2007 in the company’s native Austria.
Andrew Noyes, head of corporate communications for red-hot car service Uber.com until late April, has moved to Brigade Media, the civic engagement startup backed by tech luminary Sean Parker, as VP of communications.
Josh King, a politically savvy top communications and marketing exec for insurer Willis Group Holdings, has followed Willis' former CEO to troubled Fortune 500 payment processor First Data Corp. in Atlanta to lead global communications and corporate affairs.
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