NEW YORK: Bloomberg L.P. has appointed Meridith Webster director of communications and public affairs.
Webster, who will report to CCO Rick Powell, will oversee the expansion of Bloomberg's communications and public affairs efforts in Washington, New York, and worldwide. She will work alongside Kevin Sheekey, global head of communications and government relations and chairman of Bloomberg Government.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Webster served as a White House senior advisor to Rahm Emanuel, former chief of staff, and Pete Rouse, former interim chief of staff. Meanwhile, she continues to serve as deputy director of government reform for competitiveness and innovation in the Office of Management & Budget.