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Positively Paranoid in 2024

Fri, Dec. 15, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Lars FaesteBusiness leaders will face challenges in the upcoming year, some of which will come as a complete surprise, or beyond anyone's imagination.

Teneo Hires Grontzki

Tue, Aug. 29, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Philipp GrontzkiTeneo has hired Philipp Grontzki, who is a 20-year veteran of corporate communications and financial journalism, as a managing director in its strategy and communications group.

Tech Guru Benecke Takes McKinsey Post

Tue, Apr. 18, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Rowan BeneckeRowan Benecke, who co-founded Zeno Group and helmed Burson-Marsteller's tech practice, has joined McKinsey & Co as director of communications for North America.


BCW Recruits Golin's Coldagelli

Tue, Apr. 18, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Matt ColdagelliBCW has named Golin's Matt Coldagelli EVP and leader of its corporate affairs practice in Chicago.

Fedex’s Bailey Shifts to Teneo

Mon, Sep. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Abby BaileyAbby Bailey, who headed corporate communications for Fedex in its Middle East, India and Africa region, has joined Teneo as managing director in Dubai.

Nordstrom's Wulfestieg Takes CCO Job at Brightspeed

Tue, Aug. 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

AmyWulfestiegAmy Wulfestieg, who was senior director of internal communications at Nordstrom, has joined Brightspeed, Charlotte-based broadband services company, as chief communications officer.

Ambler Ambles Back to FleishmanHillard

Fri, Jul. 15, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

John AmblerJohn Ambler has returned to FleishmanHillard after serving as VP-chief communications and brand officer at United States Steel Corp for three years.

Hamp Returns to Toyota

Thu, Jun. 23, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Julie HampJulie Hamp, who resigned her position as chief communications officer of Toyota in 2015 after being arrested in Japan on suspicion of drug charges, has returned to the automaker.


Huntsworth Rebrands as Accordience

Thu, May 26, 2022

By Steve Barnes

AccordienceHuntsworth Communications, which includes Grayling, Citigate Dewe Rogerson, Red and Cirkle, has rebranded as Accordience.

Vanda's Jones Switches to Starbucks

Fri, Oct. 15, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

AJVanda Pharmaceuticals’ Aranthan (AJ) Jones will join Starbucks on Oct. 25 as senior VP-global communications and public affairs.

C Street Corporate Advisory Launches

Tue, Sep. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Jon HenesJon Henes has launched C Street Advisory Group to help potential clients navigate what the nearly 20-year Kirkland & Ellis partner calls the “era of reputation.”

Hart Sails to Huntington Ingalls PR Post

Fri, Aug. 27, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Brooke HartHuntington Ingalls Industries, shipbuilder for the US Navy, has named Brooke Hart executive VP-communications, effective Sept. 27.

Ex-Havas Creative CEO Rolls to Republic Brands

Thu, Aug. 12, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Paul MarobellaPaul Marobella, who was CEO of Havas Creative North America, is now president/chief marketing officer at Republic Brands, which sells all-natural rolling papers and accessories for the roll-your-own and make-your-own markets.

Samsung's Batten Drives to Volkswagen

Wed, Aug. 11, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Cameron BattenCameron Batten, head of communications for the US unit of Samsung Electronics, has joined Volkswagen Group of America as chief communications officer.

Cleveland Indians Rebrand as Guardians

Fri, Jul. 23, 2021

By Steve Barnes

GuardiansThe Cleveland Indians will change their name and brand identity after the 2021 season, taking on the new name of the Cleveland Guardians.


ExxonMobil Suffers Massive PR Blowout

Wed, May 26, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Engine No 1ExxonMobil today suffered a massive PR hit as shareholders at today's annual meeting elected at least two activist investors to the oil giant’s board following one of the most expensive proxy fights in US corporate history.

Starbucks’ Kelly Streams to Roku

Thu, May 13, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

John KellyJohn Kelly, who was executive VP, public affairs and social impact at Starbucks, has joined Roku, the TV streaming service.