Fox News Channel paid a former PR executive and top aide to president Roger Ailes approximately $8M in "hush money" after the executive was fired and threatened to go public about his time at the network, according to a report by Gawker.
Abbe Goldstein, an investor relations and corporate communications hand for Revlon, National Financial Partners and Willis Group Holdings, has moved to publicly traded bond insurer Ambac Financial Group in its top IR and corporate comms. post.
Ingersoll Rand, the Ireland-incorporated global industrial conglomerate, has recruited veteran corporate communications exec Susana Duarte de Suarez to head communications for Allegion, the $2B security unit being spun off next month.
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