STAMFORD, CT: Gartner, a research and analysis company specializing in the global IT industry, has named Andrew Spender as VP of corporate communications.
He will be responsible for global PR and internal communications.
Spender was previously VP of PR for Gartner in North America. In his new position, he said, one of his goals is to develop a consistent global message for the company, which is in 75 countries.
"A constant challenge for us is ensuring that we can leverage the thought leadership from our analysts and consultants in one part of the world around the entire globe," he said. "As a PR organization, that's something we have to do well."
He added that he would also focus on explaining Gartner's full value proposition outside the IT industry.