Herbalife, 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.
Heather 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.
Bayer has secured the top slot among pharmaceutical sector corporate reputations for the fourth straight year, according to the Reputation Institute's annual ranking, but the sector as a whole lags behind other industries.
*O'Dwyer's is the only PR firm ranking which requires the top page of the latest corporate income tax return and W-3, establishing particpants as PR firms rather than ad agencies or other types of businesses.