The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has appointed Brian Walker VP corporate communications and external affairs.
Walker joins the New York-based museum from United Entertainment Group, a division of Edelman, where he served as a senior VP and the firm’s lead communications strategist.
At UEG, he oversaw programs for clients such as the Empire State Building, the 2016 PGA Championship, Johnson & Johnson’s 2014 World Cup sponsorship, GE, the NFL's Head Health Initiative, and the public/private partnership between outdoor product company The North Face and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Before that, he led communications for NBC Universal Sports & Olympics, corporate communications for the NHL and marketing communications for the U.S. Tennis Association. He started his career in the media relations department of the New York Yankees.
Walker will lead the museum’s communications strategy and external media relations, reporting to president Susan Marenoff-Zausner.