Lear Corp, which last year saw turnover pass pounds 8 billion, has
appointed Andrea Puchalsky as corporate communications director. This
brings the in-house PR department to four at the Michigan-based firm
which makes interiors and electronic systems for the automotive
industry. Puchalsky’s brief covers acquisitions, contract awards,
e-commerce and plant operations. She joins from Bloomberg News where she
was a business reporter. The company has also hired Malene Pickles to
handle European PR from Germany.