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Mon., Jun. 8, 2015
PR Pro Arnold Joins Gould
By Kevin McCauley
 
jim arnoldJim Arnold, who ran his own firm and served as CEO of Chester Burger & Co., has joined Gould+Partners as senior counselor.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Jun. 8, 2015
Blackberry's Davidson Connects with GFBunting
By Greg Hazley
 
davidsonHeidi Davidson, who stepped down as senior VP of corporate comms. for Blackberry last month, has landed at GFBunting+Co.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Jun. 2, 2015
Lionsgate Casts Massey for Comms, IR
By Greg Hazley
 
joanna masseyJoanna Massey, former SVP of corporate communications and publicity for Discovery's children's cable network Hub Network, has moved to film and TV studio Lionsgate as VP of corporate comms. and IR.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Jun. 1, 2015
eBay Wins Bid for Tarman
By Kevin McCauley
 
daniel tarmaneBay has named Daniel Tarman chief communications officer following its split from PayPal into two publicly traded companies.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 29, 2015
CEO Visibility: What would Churchill have done?
By Ken Makovsky
 

ken makovskyPriceWaterhouseCoopers recently asked CEOs which leaders they most admire. The winner, by far, was Winston Churchill. There are many lessons businesses' most admired leader can teach us about CEO visibility today.

Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 29, 2015
Glassdoor Staffs Lyon for Top Comms Slot
By Greg Hazley
 
dawn lyonDawn Lyon, a veteran technology pro who runs LyonSHARE Communications in San Francisco, has moved in-house with client Glassdoor as VP of corporate affairs for the career portal.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 29, 2015
Poon Heads Comms for Mobile Game Developer SGN
By Greg Hazley
 
poonRyh-Ming Poon, a video game PR executive who has promoted "Guitar Hero" and the rental service GameFly, has moved to mobile games developer SGN as VP of communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 29, 2015
Saul Exits LeanIn to Helm PR for Instacart
By Greg Hazley
 
andrea saulAndrea Saul, a political PR pro who led marketing and communications for Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org group, has moved to grocery delivery service Instacart as VP of communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., May 28, 2015
Exclusive PR Seminar Lacks People of Color, Says Mike Paul
By Jack ODwyer
 

mike paulNew York counselor Mike Paul, a member of PR Seminar for many years, is skipping the meeting May 31-June 3 in Colorado Springs to protest lack of people of color in high PR posts.

Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., May 28, 2015
Genentech's Arnold to Relypsa Comms Slot
By Greg Hazley
 
charlotte arnoldCharlotte Arnold, who handled corporate relations at Genentech, has moved to biopharmaceutical company Relypsa in the Bay Area as VP of corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 27, 2015
Goodyear's Whitehouse Rolls to Summa
By Greg Hazley
 
rob whitehouseRob Whitehouse, a Buckeye State PR pro and Goodyear Tire & Rubber alum, has rolled to Ohio's Suma Health System as VP of marketing and community relations.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 26, 2015
Herbalife Bolsters PR, Corporate Affairs
By Greg Hazley
 
megan jordanHerbalife, the weight loss and nutrition company facing Justice Dept. scrutiny and ongoing attacks from a prominent hedge fund, has bolstered its corporate affairs operation, including the addition of a new global communications exec.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 26, 2015
FedEx Delivers PR to Burson-Marsteller
By Greg Hazley
 
fedexBurson-Marsteller has received global PR and corporate communications duties from FedEx after a review.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., May 21, 2015
Ex-Lucasfilm Comms Chief to Virtual Reality Developer Jaunt
By Greg Hazley
 
miles perkinsMiles Perkins, former head of corporate communications for Lucasfilm, has moved to virtual reality company Jaunt as VP of marketing communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 20, 2015
Rim Builds Communications for AECOM
By Greg Hazley
 
heather rimHeather Rim, who leads global corporate communications for labeling giant Avery Dennison, is moving to $20B infrastructure firm AECOM in Los Angeles as chief communications officer for the Fortune 500 firm.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 19, 2015
Cisco's Earnhardt Takes Visa Comms Post
By Greg Hazley
 
john earnhardtJohn Earnhardt, a 16-year veteran of Cisco's corporate communications unit, has departed amid a CEO change there for the VP of corporate comms. slot at Visa.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 19, 2015
Visa's Doidge Picks Blackberry
By Greg Hazley
 
jennifer doidgeJennifer Doidge, a senior communications exec for Visa, has moved to Blackberry as VP of corporate communications for the mobile device provider.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., May 18, 2015
Cohen Exits Donna Karan
By Kevin McCauley
 
patti cohenPatti Cohen has ended a more than 30-year run at Dona Karan International, stepping down as executive VP/PR & communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 13, 2015
Blog: Thin-Skinned Big Banks Cry Over Elizabeth Warren
By Kevin McCauley
 
elizabeth warrenMassachusetts firebrand Senator Elizabeth Warren has Big Banks quaking in their boots, according to a report in the May 12 Wall Street Journal.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 13, 2015
Uber Hails Top Google PR Exec
By Greg Hazley
 
rachel whetstoneRachel Whetstone, senior VP of communications and policy for Google, is moving to Uber in a similar role.
Category: Corporate Communications
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