Tilray, Inc., a cannabis production, research, cultivation and distribution company, has named Kristina Adamski as executive vice president, corporate affairs. Adamski joins Tilray from Nissan North America, where she was vice president of corporate communications. Before that, she led Ford Motor Company’s communications strategies for global manufacturing, labor and purchasing. Adamski has also led projects for Weber Shandwick Worldwide in the U.S. and China, leading its General Motors business in Shanghai. At Tilray, Kristina will lead Tilray’s corporate affairs team, developing the team globally and overseeing the company’s public relations, corporate social responsibility and government affairs functions.
Nissan has named Travis Parman vice president, communications – North America and international communications and global engagement. Parman had served as division general manager, global communications since May 2018, and also worked at Nissan as director, corporate communications, from 2012 to 2015. From 2015 to 2018, he was vice president, international communications and global performance, Groupe Renault. In his new role, Parman will oversee all North America communications and corporate giving activities. The company has also named Brian Brockman director, Nissan Division U.S. Communications.
Dezenhall Resources has hired Colton Henson as senior director and Maggie McNerney as senior counselor. Henson joins Dezenhall from Swing State Strategies, a Columbus, OH-based political consulting and public affairs firm, where he most recently served as vice president of public affairs. Before that, he was executive director for the West Virginia Republican Legislative Committee and worked as a Republican political operative for several campaingns in Ohio and West Virginia. McNerney joins Dezenhall after working in the corporate communications and marketing division of Marriott International. She was previously a public relations fellow at Qorvis MSLGROUP.