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Allman Takes Alliantgroup PR Post

Tue, Oct. 8, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Amber AllmanAmber Allman, most recently VP-corporate communications & events at Gannett's USA Today Network, is now head of corporate communications & PR at alliantgroup, Houston-based management consultant.

AON’s Beyah-Taylor Moves to Northwestern Mutual

Mon, Sep. 30, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Clarissa Beyah-TaylorClarissa Beyah-Taylor, who most recently handled global communications at professional services firm Aon, has moved to Northwestern Mutual as VP-strategic communications.

WeWork’s Skyler Charges to AmexCo

Wed, Sep. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jen SkylerJen Skyler, who was the first communications hire at WeWork, is joining American Express as chief corporate affairs officer on Oct. 28.

GE's Erickson to Charge Up MasterCard's PR

Fri, Sep. 6, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jennifer EricksonJennifer Erickson, General Electric's chief communications officer, is joining Mastercard Sept. 23 as executive VP, global communications.

Harry & Meghan Tap Sunshine Sachs

Wed, Sep. 4, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Harry & MeghanPrince Harry and Meghan Markle have hired Sunshine Sachs, the Hollywood firm that worked for Harvey Weinstein and Michael Jackson, to support the British royalty Travalyst initiative in the US.

Many CMOs Lack Confidence in Company Capabilities

Fri, Aug. 30, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

CMOsA recent survey discovered that a major gap exists between what CMOs believe are their organizations’ current strengths and what qualities they believe companies need to succeed.

Uber Begins Rebuild of Marketing Capability

Thu, Aug. 15, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Thomas RaneseGoogle vet Thomas Ranese has come on board as VP of global marketing at Uber in the aftermath of the company's decision to fire a third (400 people) of its marketing team to save money.

A Blueprint for Corporate Reputation

Thu, Aug. 15, 2019

By Ryan Barr

Ryan BarrClosing the gap between perception and reality is critical to preserving corporate and financial clients’ reputations and maximizing shareholder value.

Fielder Exits Cologuard Maker for BP America

Wed, Jul. 31, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

JP FielderJP Fielder, who was head of corporate affairs at Exact Sciences Corp., will join BP America next month as head of communications. He’ll be based in Washington.

Facebook Alum Takes SurveyMonkey Post

Mon, Jul. 29, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

LaraSaskenLindenbaumLara Sasken Lindenbaum, one-time corporate communications director at Facebook, has joined SurveyMonkey as VP-communications.

Karraker Exits Campari North America

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Dave KarrakerPR veteran Dave Karraker is leaving as VP-communications at Campari North America after a 12-year run to launch Raptor Communications in San Francisco.

Intel Installs Dixon as CCO

Mon, Jul. 8, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Claire DixonIntel has named Claire Dixon, senior VP at VMware, VP & chief communications officer at the $70B semiconductor giant.


BNY Mellon's Krauss Gets New PR Bearing

Mon, Jul. 1, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Cheryl KraussCheryl Krauss is joining financial services firm Barings in the newly created position of chief communications officer, effective September 9.

Ghazaii Exits MWWPR's CorpComm Post

Wed, Jun. 26, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Sara GhazaiiSara Ghazaii, who exited the PR Council for a VP-corporate communications & marketing slot at MWWPR, departs after an eight-month stint.

US Chamber Invests in Doyle

Wed, Jun. 26, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Tim DoyleThe US Chamber of Commerce has hired Tim Doyle, a veteran of Subject Matter, Discovery Communications and Glover Park Group, as VP-communications.

Weber Rolls Ketchum From Michelin Biz

Tue, Jun. 25, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Michelin ManWeber Shandwick is replacing Ketchum on the Michelin North America account on July 1 following a competitive review that included the incumbent Omnicom shop.

Sarnoff Stars as First Woman CEO of Warner Bros.

Tue, Jun. 25, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Ann SarnoffAnn Sarnoff, president of BBC Studios America (formerly BBC Worldwide Americas), will be the first woman CEO of Warner Bros. when she joins the 96-year-old studio later this summer.

Walmart Nixes Call to Boost Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy

Wed, May 22, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

WalmartWalmart urges shareholders to reject a proposal slated for its June 5 annual meeting to give the board formal oversight responsibility in the prevention of workplace sexual harassment. The $514B retailer says it goes well beyond "the minimum required by law."

Edelman Helps Boeing Navigate PR Turbulence

Fri, May 10, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

BoeingBoeing has reached for Edelman to map a communications plan to reintroduce its 737 Max to the flying public, once the grounded plane receives regulatory approval to return to service.

Cisco Recruits Dell Alum Low as CCO

Tue, Apr. 30, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Stella LowCisco Systems has hired Stella Low, who was senior VP & global communications head at Dell Technologies following its 2016 acquisition of EMC, as its CCO.