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Thu., May 29, 2014
What Journalists Want from PR Pros and IROs
By Mike Piispanen
 
mike piispanenNo matter what your business card says -- investor relations, public relations, corporate communications -- the principles of good storytelling and relationship building are the same.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 27, 2014
Biz, Journalist Meetings Are a Twilight Zone of Communication
By Jack ODwyer
 

IREBans on audio-taping, picture-taking, press coverage, discussing certain topics, and lack of name badges mar meetings of journalism, biz and PR groups.

Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 23, 2014
Service Aims to Prevent Companies' Social Media Gaffes
By Greg Hazley
 
crispSocial media application developer Crisp is offering a service it says can prevent social media gaffes like recent digital blunders of brands like US Airways, Home Depot and Kenneth Cole.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 20, 2014
Visa Charges Quintaglie with Global Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
Michele Quintaglie, who led communications for Fidelity Investments' asset management operation, has moved to Visa as senior VP of global corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 20, 2014
Ford Digital Comms Head Exits
By Greg Hazley
 
scott montyScott Monty, the social media guru who managed Ford Motor Company's global digital and multimedia communications, has left the automaker.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., May 19, 2014
Cervone Jumps into GM's PR Hot Seat
By Kevin McCauley
 
tony cervoneTony Cervone is returning to General Motors for the senior VP-global communications role, leaving his executive VP-global communications post at Volkswagen's US operation.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 16, 2014
Ragone Prescribes Ascension's Communications
By Greg Hazley
 
nick ragoneCatholic health system giant Ascension will bring in Ketchum partner Nick Ragone as chief communications officer in June.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 13, 2014
Willi to Head Novartis Comms as Galen Returns to US
By Greg Hazley
 
novartisMichael Willi, former communications chief at UBS, will take the global communications reins of Swiss drug giant Novartis, based in Basel.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., May 12, 2014
Alibaba Brings Wilkinson In for Global Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
jim wilkinsonAlibaba, the Chinese online retail giant slated for a massive initial public offering, has brought in veteran corporate and government communicator Jim Wilkinson as head of international corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., May 12, 2014
Health Insurance Sector Taps Boehner Spokesman for Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
brendan buckAmerican's Health Insurance Plans, the Washington trade group for the health insurance sector, has recruited Brendan Buck, press secretary to House Speaker John Boehner, as spokesman and VP of communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., May 8, 2014
GM Brings Back Retired Comms Head Amid Crisis
By Greg Hazley
 
steve harrisGeneral Motors, which bounced its communications chief last month amid a massive recall and the ensuing fallout, has brought back retired VP of communications Steve Harris for a consulting role.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 7, 2014
H+K's Turner to Wells Fargo
By Greg Hazley
 
paul turnerExecutive VP and general manager for Hill+Knowlton Strategies' San Francisco office moves to a senior VP role with Wells Fargo, the S.F.-based banking and finance giant.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 6, 2014
Prominent Detroit Company Taps VP of Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
doug kuiperIlitch Holdings, the holding company for Little Caesars Pizza, baseball's Detroit Tigers and hockey's Detroit Red Wings that is playing a key role in redeveloping the beleaguered city's downtown, has brought in Doug Kuiper as VP of corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., May 5, 2014
Kirk Joins Struggling Yahoo in PR Role
By Kevin McCauley
 
fortuneAndrew Kirk, who handled PR for Tina Brown for nearly a decade, has moved to Yahoo for the press relations spot to firm up its image and that of CEO Marissa Mayer, the former Google star.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., May 5, 2014
Target CEO Out After Data Breach
By Greg Hazley
 
gregg steinhafelTarget CEO Gregg Steinhafel has stepped down in the aftermath of the massive data breach late last year.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., May 1, 2014
Merritt Powers Entergy Corporate Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
necole merrittNecole Merritt, who led marketing and communications for Atlanta's Morehouse School of Medicine, has moved to nuclear energy giant Entergy in New Orleans as group VP of corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., May 1, 2014
CBS' Schwartz Pens Business 'Curriculum'
By O'Dwyer's Staff
 
schwartzGil Schwartz, senior executive VP and chief communications officer, CBS, who writes for Fortune magazine under the byline Stanley Bing, addressed 100 people last night at the New York Institute of Technology on the subject of his latest book, The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of Business Arts.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Apr. 29, 2014
Dorset Exits HuffPo PR Post for Bonnier
By Kevin McCauley
 
perri dorsetPerri Dorset is moving from Huffington Post for the VP-communications position at Bonnier Publishing.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Apr. 28, 2014
Estee Lauder Taps Giglio for Global Comms Post
By Greg Hazley
 

christopher giglioChristopher Giglio, a corporate and agency pro most recently executive VP of corporate and crisis communications for HL Group, has moved to The Estee Lauder Companies, New York, as VP of corporate global communications.

Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Apr. 22, 2014
Land Ends at AOL
By Kevin McCauley
 
Peter LandPeter Land is gone as senior VP-communications at AOL in a continuing shuffle of its PR ranks under CEO Tim Armstrong.
Category: Corporate Communications
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