Walmart discovered that David Tovar had not obtained a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware in 1996, which he had claimed, during the screening process for a promotion to SVP.
Cargill's chief communicator urged counterparts to reach out to NGOs -- especially those that don't agree with them.
David Tovar, Walmart's VP of comms, is stepping down at the end of the month.
Russ Yarrow has left his role as Chevron's GM of corporate relations to focus on consulting opportunities.
The renewed contract with Ketchum is for one year.
How Yahoo fought the government on surveillance; Brands keep close eye on the NFL; Hillary Clinton returns to Iowa.
This week saw Apple’s latest product launch event, with the unveiling of its new iPhone models and Apple Watch.
Simon Eaton has been appointed by Instinctif Partners as a managing partner in its capital markets and corporate affairs practice.
CAMBRIDGE, MA: Zipcar has hired Justin Holmes as director of corporate communications, a newly created role.
FTI MD Simon Elliott has been hired by Hume Brophy to lead its new international corporate practice.
Global financial professional body ACI has hired Chatsworth Communications as it seeks to rebuild trust in the "battered" reputation of the markets.
The data theft could affect more than 60 million customers who used credit cards at Home Depot locations in the US and Canada since April.
The World Bank has hired Jeremy Hillman from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead comms as it seeks to "tell a strong story" about its role in global affairs amid a major restructure.
Edelman has partnered with specialist employee engagement agency ENGAGE to launch a new offer.
Eric DeRitis, who joined BMC Software in December, reports to interim CMO Nick Utton.
The home-improvement retailer posted a statement on its corporate website on Wednesday morning in response to news reports about the possible payment-information data breach. Home Depot also linked to the statement from its Twitter and Facebook accounts.
MSLGroup began work on the 16-month contract on September 1. It is TruGreen's first PR agency partner in the US.
The second group of inductees to the PRWeek Hall of Fame will be honored at a dinner in New York City on December 8.
SPRINGDALE, AR: Tyson Foods' Foodservice division has launched a blog called The Corner Table, designed to build and strengthen the relationships the company has with chefs and food-service operators.
The man who succeeded Steve Jobs at the helm of Apple is making the company and its PR team "friendlier and more transparent", according to an in-depth investigation.
As Alibaba executives go city to city as part of a 10-day roadshow, the pressure is on. Despite a bevy of new interactive media tools, roadshows are still a critical communications strategy for companies going public.
To prepare for what observers believe will be the largest technology IPO in history, Alibaba is in the midst of a 100-meeting roadshow.
Technology companies should not wait for an incident to explain the security features of their cloud platforms and what they must do to keep their data safe.
Financial communications experts say Burger King has responded well to the political and social media uproar over its decision to move its corporate headquarters to Canada - and save millions in US taxes in the process.
The CPG giant is making plans to rid itself of more than half its brands. While it does so, it must push a message of innovation and cost savings, say experts.
Joe Daniels of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum tells Diana Bradley about the nonprofit's comms efforts.
Jeremy Stoppelman, Yelp, speaks about its mobile app and the importance of educating people about the brand's mission.
American Standard's Jay Gould talks about improving staff morale and how the company's philanthropic efforts help increase sales.
National Geographic Channel's new US CEO Courteney Monroe talks to Diana Bradley about innovative tech and crisis comms strategies.
David Kenny, CEO of The Weather Channel, talks to Diana Bradley about the dispute with DirecTV and creating a culture of transparency.