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Fri., Jan. 3, 2014
George Drives PR for MADD
By Greg Hazley
 
amy georgeAmy George has returned to Mothers Against Drunk Driving to lead marketing and communications as a senior VP for the Dallas-based organization.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Dec. 26, 2013
Abernathy, Joele Frank Work $786M Cable Deal
By Greg Hazley
 
Southwire Company and Coleman Cable engaged outside PR support in Southwire's $786M Dec. 20 acquisition of fellow wire and cable maker Coleman Cable.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Dec. 23, 2013
IAC Corporate Comms Exec Fired After Tweet
By Greg Hazley
 
justine saccoIAC fired a senior corporate communications exec on Dec. 21 after she posted a racially tinged Twitter remark about AIDS and Africa.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Dec. 17, 2013
BP Taps AP Political Editor to Lead US Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
sidotiBP has recruited Associated Press national political editor Liz Sidoti to head its U.S. communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
Corporate Rx Pro Moves to WCG
By Kevin McCauley
 
erik hawkinsonVice president and global head of marketing for pharmaceutical and diagnostics giant Roche is now at WCG.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Report: Fox Pays $8M to Quiet Ex-PR Exec
By Greg Hazley
 
brian lewisFox 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.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Cat's Baumgartner Scats
By Kevin McCauley
 
jim baumgartnerDirector of corporate affairs is stepping down March 1 at Caterpillar Inc., the $65B Peoria-based earthmoving equipment giant.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
FT's Passer Goes to Quartz
By Kevin McCauley
 
emily passerEmily Passer, who worked media relations, PR initiatives and content promotion at the Financial Times, has joined Quartz as communications director of the global business website.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013
Politico Kornbluh Takes Nielsen Post
By Greg Hazley
 
karen kornbluhKaren Kornbluh, has joined Nielsen Holdings as executive VP-external affairs based in the Washington office of the information/measurement giant.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013
Goldstein Takes IR, Comms Reins at Ambac
By Greg Hazley
 
abbe goldsteinAbbe 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.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Walmart Speechwriter to Head 3M Corporate Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
sarah williamsSpeechwriter and director of executive communications for Walmart will join 3M in January as chief communications officer for the Minnesota-based maker of products from Scotch tape to stethoscopes.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013
News Corp Taps Kennedy for Top Comms Slot
By Greg Hazley
 
jim kennedyTop Sony corporate communications exec and PR advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton will join News Corporation on Dec. 9 as its chief communications officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013
Hyundai PR Chief Ahrens to Join BGR PR in DC
By Greg Hazley
 
ahrensFrank Ahrens, VP of global corporate communications for Hyundai Motor, is slated to move to BGR PR in Washington in January.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013
Wal-Mart's PR Debacle Worsens
By Kevin McCauley
 
walmartWalmart’s PR unit will face a tough Christmas shopping season. It doesn’t have to be.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
Ingersoll Rand Taps Comms Head for Spinoff
By Greg Hazley
 
duarte de suarezIngersoll 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.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Nov. 13, 2013
Expanding Al Jazeera America Plugs in Comms Chief
By Greg Hazley
 
dawn bridgesAl Jazeera America has brought in Time Warner alum Dawn Bridges to head corporate communications for the expanding U.S. push of the Qatari news network.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Nov. 13, 2013
Tribune Co Nabs Ex-CNN Comms Chief
By Greg Hazley
 
christa robinsonChrista Robinson, who led communications for CNN Worldwide until earlier this year, has moved to Tribune Company as chief communications officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Whaley Wraps Siemens Stint to Lead Sealed Air Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
jim whaleySenior VP of corporate communications for Siemens' North American unit moves to $7.6B packaging producer Sealed Air Corp. to head corporate communications and sustainability.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013
DKC Recruits Disney Vet
By Kevin McCauley
 
joe quenqaDKC Public Relations has hired Walt Disney Studios VP Joe Quenqua for the executive VP/director of entertainment post.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 30, 2013
Winton Heads Comms for Japanese Pharma in US
By Greg Hazley
 
wintonVice president and head of global communications for Eli Lilly and Company moves to the top communications slot at the U.S. unit of Japan's Astellas Pharma.
Category: Corporate Communications
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