NEW YORK: The Rockefeller Foundation has hired Neill Coleman as VP of global communications, effective August 13.
Coleman will oversee the organization's global communications team in New York, Bangkok, Thailand; and Nairobi, Kenya. He will report to Judith Rodin, president of the group.
Previously, Coleman was chief external affairs officer at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. He previously served as assistant commissioner for communications at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.