PayPal names Diego Scotti EVP, general manager, consumer group and global marketing & communications, effective Dec. 4. Scotti joins PayPal from Verizon, where he was most recently EVP and CMO. Before joining Verizon, he served as CMO at J.Crew and held top marketing roles at Vogue and American Express. In his new post, Scotti will lead PayPal's global marketing and communications to drive enhanced brand awareness and use for PayPal and Venmo. He will also be accountable for bringing PayPal's range of consumer products and services together in a cohesive, integrated and seamless customer experience and value proposition.
Baretz+Brunelle, an advisory firm to the legal industry, hires Brooke Camhi, a former state prosecutor, criminal and matrimonial lawyer, provider of litigation support services to leading large and boutique law firms, and winner of “The Amazing Race” as a senior managing director in New York. “Brooke brings her truly unique set of experiences to B+B, ones we are confident will translate to a great deal of value on a number of fronts for our clients,” said Baretz+Brunelle co-founder Spencer Baretz.
Cox Enterprises, which has holdings in the broadband, automotive and media industries, names former Edelman VP Craig Hodges as SVP of corporate affairs. Hodges comes to the company from VF Corporation, where he was VP, corporate affairs and communications. He has also served as director, external communications at Michelin. At Cox, Hodges will oversee the corporate communications and corporate social responsibility strategy. He succeeds Bob Jimenez, who is retiring at the end of the year. “He has a proven track record as a strong leader and trusted advisor, and I’m looking forward to working with him to advance our corporate affairs strategy,” said Cox EVP and chief people officer Karen Bennett.