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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.

CCOs Play Diminished CEO Advisory Role

Wed, Nov. 9, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

APCOFewer than a third of chief communicators consider themselves key advisors to their organization’s CEO, according to a survey released today by APCO Worldwide.

Spain Exits Koch Industries

Wed, Nov. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Ken SpainKen Spain, managing director for corporate communications and exernal affairs for Koch Industries, has moved to Washington lobbying and public affairs shop CGCN Group to handle strategic communications assignments.

Eyerly Leads Marketing, Communications at Lafayette

Mon, Oct. 31, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mark eyerlyMark Eyerly, a top higher education communications executive for Temple and the Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School, has enrolled at Lafayette College to lead marketing and communications as VP.

Harpo's Reinglass to Tell United's Story

Wed, Oct. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Dana Brooks ReinglassDana Brooks Reinglass, a veteran producer for Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios, has joined United Airlines in the new role of chief storyteller.

Finnerty Enrolls in Illinois Tech

Tue, Oct. 25, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Bob FinnertyChief communications officer for Rochester Institute of Technology is shifting to Illinois Institute of Technology as VP of external affairs in early December.

Leggio Logs On as CMO of Flashpoint

Thu, Oct. 20, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jennifer LeggioJennifer Leggio brings 20 years of experience in security and tech marcom to Flashpoint's team of "white hat hackers and intel geeks" specializing in business risk intelligence.

Pharoah Molds Corporate Affairs for Mars

Thu, Oct. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Pharoah & KamenetzkyAndy Pharoah, who has led corporate affairs for Wrigley for the past seven years, has moved up to parent company Mars as VP of corporate affairs and strategic initiatives.

Brunswick's Jensen to Head Citadel Communications

Wed, Oct. 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Julie Andreef JensenJulie Andreef Jensen, a partner and key player in the buildup of Brunswick Group's Washington, D.C., operation, will join investment giant Citadel in its top communications role in December.

Ford Talks Cars, Trump at Economic Club Forum

Fri, Oct. 7, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Bill Ford at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford Motor Company, was interviewed by Economic Club of Washington, D.C. president David Rubenstein on Wed., Oct. 5.

Cassiano Flies Communications, IR for Kite

Wed, Oct. 5, 2016

By Editorial Staff

christine cassianoChristine Cassiano, head of healthcare for W20 Group, has shifted in-house to Kite Pharma, a publicly traded Santa Monica-based biopharmaceutical company focused on treating cancer. (1 reader comment)