DEARBORN, MI: Ford Motor Company has again shuffled its PR hierarchy, promoting two staffers to new posts.
DEARBORN, MI: Ford Motor Company has again shuffled its PR
hierarchy, promoting two staffers to new posts.
Environmental communications manager Terry Bresnihan becomes
communications manager of Ford Division, the world’s largest
Additionally, truck vehicle center PR head Brenda Hines has been upped
to regional news manager, a post in which she will oversee the company’s
seven regional PR offices (NY, DC, LA, Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago and
Both report to Anne Doyle, named director of communications for Ford’s
North American Operations in March.
At the time of Doyle’s promotion (she had previously held the post
filled by Bresnihan), Francine Romine-McBride was placed in the Ford
Division role. However, Romine-McBride was on maternity leave at the
time and has elected to extend that indefinitely, according to executive
director of corporate communications Jim Vella.
Bresnihan joined Ford 14 years ago after stints as a speechwriter for
Reagan cabinet member Donald Regan and as director of PR for Beatrice
Foods. Prior to his environmental communications stint at Ford, he was a
speechwriter and served as corporate news manager.
Hines joined Ford 10 years ago as a contract employee in the company’s
closed-circuit TV operation.