Norfolk Southern recruits John Hatfield for the VP-corporate communications job. Hatfield will also oversee the freight railroad's foundation. He comes to the company from energy provider Arizona Public Service, where he served as VP, communications and community affairs. Before that, he was director, corporate communications at public utility holding company Edison International and a senior VP at Golin. "John is a seasoned executive and experienced communication professional," said Norfolk Southern Chairman president, and CEO James Squires. "As we move through a time of tremendous change for our company, it's essential for us to engage effectively with our stakeholders."
Loop Media hires Greg Drebin as chief content and marketing officer. Drebin joins Loop from 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, where he was executive VP of worldwide marketing, publicity and research. He previously served as senior VP of programming and marketing at Warner Bros. International TV Branded Services, and has also held key posts at Universal Music Group and Infinity Broadcasting. At Loop, Drebin will be tasked with developing content and brands as well as being responsible for the creative and marketing initiatives of Loop Media and its business and consumer-facing brands.
|Stacey Wu, Jessica Deckinger|
Everbridge names Stacey Wu chief marketing officer and Jessica Deckinger chief communications officer. Both will report directly to Everbridge CEO David Meredith. Wu comes to Everbridge from cybersecurity company Fortinet, where she served as senior vice president global marketing. She previously held executive marketing leadership and global demand generation positions at Avaya and Symantec. Deckinger joins Everbridge from Humana, where she served as CMO of its Author by Humana division. She has also held the CMO post at both Adeo Health Science and Merchant Customer Exchange. “Stacey and Jessica demonstrate our ability to hire top leaders with great credentials. They both ran marketing and communications organizations for major global brands and bring to Everbridge extensive expertise, as well as graduate degrees from MIT and Harvard, respectively,” said Meredith.