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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
Wed., May 13, 2015
Bayer Has Top Pharma Reputation, But Industry Lags
By Greg Hazley
 

pharmaBayer 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.

Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 13, 2015
Visa's Cohen Charges to PayPal Corp Comms
By Greg Hazley
 
paul cohenPaul Cohen, who spent more than a decade at Visa in PR and communications roles, has charged to PayPal to head corporate communications for the digital payments company slated to split from eBay.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., May 13, 2015
Sony Pictures Rebuilds PR After Hack Scandal
By Greg Hazley
 
sonySony Pictures Entertainment, six months after the exit of its top PR exec and the hacking scandal that battered its image, has named a new chief communications officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 8, 2015
BlackBerry Comms Head to Exit
By Greg Hazley
 
heidi davidsonHeidi Davidson, senior VP of corporate communications for BlackBerry, is leaving the tech company after four years as it continues to mount a comeback.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., May 5, 2015
Mathis Exits S&P for Top Comms Slot at McGraw-Hill
By Greg Hazley
 
catherine mathisCatherine Mathis has left Standard & Poor's for the top communications slot at McGraw-Hill Education.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., May 1, 2015
Walmart Takes Hitt
By Kevin McCauley
 
WalmartWalmart has hired Greg Hitt, US crisis practice chief at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, for the VP-corporate communications slot effective June 1.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Apr. 21, 2015
BMW Returns to Top of Global Reputation Ranking
By Greg Hazley
 
reputationBMW has cruised past Google and Disney to top RepTrak's annual ranking of global corporate reputations.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Apr. 17, 2015
Clinton Spokesman McKenna to Uber PR Post
By Greg Hazley
 
matt mckennaMatt McKenna, spokesman for President Bill Clinton for the past eight years, is joining car service Uber to head North American communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Apr. 14, 2015
Using B2B PR Techniques For B2C Campaigns
By Ronn Torossian
 
torossianBusiness-to-business PR (B2B PR) is different in some ways from business-to-consumer PR (B2C PR), and in some ways it can be quite similar.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Apr. 9, 2015
Healthcare Vet Curtis Helms Comms for 'Inverted' Horizon
By Greg Hazley
 
geoff curtisGeoff Curtis, senior VP for health media at Edelman, has moved to Ireland-based Horizon Pharma as group VP of corporate communications, based in Illinois.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Apr. 8, 2015
Anthem Brings in Top Comms Exec After Breach
By Greg Hazley
 
bonnie jacobsAnthem, the top health insurance provider that is navigating the aftermath of a massive data breach, has brought in Allergan chief communications officer Bonnie Jacobs as senior VP of corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Apr. 8, 2015
Silver Powers Communications for Detroit Utility
By Greg Hazley
 
paula silverPaula Silver, who led corporate communications and IR for Federal-Mogul Corp., has moved to $12B Detroit utility DTE Energy Co. as VP of corporate communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Apr. 6, 2015
Ramah, Ex-PN Temp CEO, Hangs Shingle
By Kevin McCauley
 
michael ramahMichael Ramah, who took the acting CEO slot at Porter Novelli in July 2012 with the exit of Gary Stockman, has set up his own consultancy in New York.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Apr. 6, 2015
APCO, MSL, Nike Alum Stewart Opens PR Shop
By Greg Hazley
 
kirk stewartCorporate and agency alum Kirk Stewart has opened a Los Angeles shop focused on corporate communications work.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Apr. 6, 2015
Ex-Private Equity PR Exec Files Whistleblower Suit
By Greg Hazley
 
tpgAdam Levine, the former PR chief of TPG Capital who was sued by the private equity firm in January, has countered with a whistleblower suit against TPG.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Apr. 2, 2015
Lennox Heads IR, Comms for Mass Pharma AMAG
By Greg Hazley
 

amagLinda Lennox, who directed IR and corporate communications at Lantheus Medical Imaging, has moved to Massachusetts-based drug company AMAG Pharmaceuticals as VP of IR and corporate comms.

Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Mar. 26, 2015
Kaminsky Audits Communications for Grant Thornton
By Greg Hazley
 
marci kaminskyMarci Kaminsky, senior VP of corporate relations for The Allstate Corp. has moved to Grant Thornton LLP, as chief communications officer for the Chicago-based US headquarters of the London accounting giant.
Category: Corporate Communications
Thu., Mar. 26, 2015
Keen Heads PR for New Hollywood Studio, Broad Green
By Greg Hazley
 
adam keenAdam Keen, VP of PR for Warner Bros. Pictures, has moved to start-up studio Broad Green in Los Angeles as executive VP of corporate comms. and worldwide publicity.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Mar. 24, 2015
Ogilvy Pro Wentzel Moves to B-M
By Kevin McCauley
 
jon wentzelJon Wentzel, most recently executive VP/corporate & PA in Ogilvy PR's western region, has moved to Burson-Marsteller as executive/VP & chief client officer.
Category: Corporate Communications
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