Fox Corp. has recruited Brian Nick, who was VP-communications of Coca-Cola Consolidated bottler operation in Charlotte, as executive VP & chief communications officer.
He will move to Los Angeles and report to Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola's biggest bottler, Nick was senior director of corporate communications at Walmart, leading its crisis response and national media outreach.
He also has strong ties to the Republican party, earned as communications director for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and chief of staff to former North Carolina Senator Elizabeth Dole.
Nick called Fox “a unique and powerful voice in the marketplace with a compelling story to tell and I look forward to being a part of that."