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Goodyear names Laura Duda chief communications officer

Goodyear names Laura Duda chief communications officer

She's taking over for Paul Fitzhenry, who will step down at the start of the new year.

Symantec names Justin Saia corporate comms chief

Symantec names Justin Saia corporate comms chief

Part of Saia's role includes helping Symantec "own topics around cybersecurity."

5 things for PR pros to know on Thursday

5 things for PR pros to know on Thursday

Apple's new Austin campus; Facebook used journos as crisis PR; Colin McConnell to exit Prudential Financial; Kentucky's Governor blasts media; CBS might be sued for leaks.

Colin McConnell to exit Prudential Financial after 27 years

Colin McConnell to exit Prudential Financial after 27 years

With McConnell's departure, Prudential's marketing and communications functions are separating on its org chart.

Alibaba VP Bob Christie leaves for Brunswick

Alibaba VP Bob Christie leaves for Brunswick

Christie spent four years at the China-based company.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Tuesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Tuesday morning

CES rolls back media list policy following complaints; WPP repositions as "creative transformation company"; Google CEO Sundar Pichai makes Capitol Hill debut; 10,000 Verizon employees accept its buyout offer; and other news to know.

AI startup Uptake brings on Brunswick's John Gallagher

AI startup Uptake brings on Brunswick's John Gallagher

The startup has a valuation of $2.3 billion.

Snap names 21st Century Fox's Julie Henderson chief communications officer

Snap names 21st Century Fox's Julie Henderson chief communications officer

She'll exit the entertainment company after the completion of its deal with Disney.

See through the eyes of a school shooter in Sandy Hook Promise's new PSA

See through the eyes of a school shooter in Sandy Hook Promise's new PSA

Point of View is the latest video from the nonprofit behind 2016's hugely successful Evan PSA.

5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Ghosn charged; Read to unveil WPP turnaround plan; Is Cannes sending the wrong signal about diversity?

David Albritton moves into president role at GM Defense

David Albritton moves into president role at GM Defense

It is Albritton's first non-communications job in 25 years.

Global comms SVP Stella Low to leave Dell

Global comms SVP Stella Low to leave Dell

The technology company has not yet named a replacement.

Schneider Electric names Becky Edwards global comms head

Schneider Electric names Becky Edwards global comms head

Most recently, Edwards was director of strategic comms and public affairs at the International Olympic Committee.

Clipping Bush, China prep, and learning to say thanks

Clipping Bush, China prep, and learning to say thanks

A staffer from the 1988 presidential campaign on lessons learned from the 41st president.

5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Markets to close on Wednesday to honor Bush; Magna predicts strongest global ad spend numbers since 2010.

5 things for PR pros to know on Friday morning

5 things for PR pros to know on Friday morning

Sheryl Sandberg's shifting story; Massive Marriott data breach; Trump defends "very legal & very cool" business dealings in Russia.

Experian kicks agencies' tires as it considers RFP

Experian kicks agencies' tires as it considers RFP

The credit reporting agency is thinking about putting its North American PR AOR account up for grabs after sending out an RFI.

'Financial Times' veteran Darcy Keller moves to Dimensional Fund Advisors

'Financial Times' veteran Darcy Keller moves to Dimensional Fund Advisors

She spent 11 years at the financial newspaper.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Thursday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Thursday morning

Unilever CEO to retire; Dick's Sporting Goods' sales drop; Pabst will live to see another day; and other news to know this morning.

Airbnb's James Lynch joins AT&T to support CEO Randall Stephenson

Airbnb's James Lynch joins AT&T to support CEO Randall Stephenson

Lynch will start at AT&T in December.

Analysis

Why PR is finally getting a promotion

Why PR is finally getting a promotion

Change can be good, but when it's rampant, stress is an opportunity for PR executives to be promoted even further.

'Facebook needs leadership reform and cannot PR its way out of lobbying mess' - experts warn

'Facebook needs leadership reform and cannot PR its way out of lobbying mess' - experts warn

Tech and crisis comms experts have warned that Facebook is no longer living up to its brand values and Mark Zuckerberg should step down as chairman and take responsibility for its latest PR disaster, rather than blaming comms.

For Amazon, the communications challenge is just beginning

For Amazon, the communications challenge is just beginning

The company's landmark HQ2 announcement is meeting headwinds, but experts see a net win for Amazon.

The crisis comms lesson behind KFC's 'FCK bucket'

The crisis comms lesson behind KFC's 'FCK bucket'

For 10 days during the biggest disaster in fried chicken history, everyone at KFC HQ was thinking one thing - "FFFFFCCCCKKKK".

No 'Khashoggi effect': Agencies don't abandon Saudi Arabia despite international outcry

No 'Khashoggi effect': Agencies don't abandon Saudi Arabia despite international outcry

At least 28 organizations are registered as foreign agents for the kingdom and its various nonprofit and commercial entities, according to documents at the Department of Justice.

CEO Q&A

Breaking the habit: Omada CEO uses integrated approach to improve customer care

Breaking the habit: Omada CEO uses integrated approach to improve customer care

Sean Duffy, CEO and cofounder of Omada Health, is striving to be the 'operational innovator' of healthcare.

How the American Red Cross is weathering its biggest storm: blood shortage

How the American Red Cross is weathering its biggest storm: blood shortage

While the 137-year-old organization revamps logistically and financially, it battles another kind of disaster: a shortage in blood.

Entercom CEO: 'Radio is ripe for rediscovery' in era of disruption

Entercom CEO: 'Radio is ripe for rediscovery' in era of disruption

Radio can't tailor playlists or play Fortnite. A safe, carefully curated environment may be its saving grace.

How Mogul's statue of a vagina on the White House lawn launched #ReadMyLips

How Mogul's statue of a vagina on the White House lawn launched #ReadMyLips

One of the largest tech platforms for millennial women, Mogul is accessed by more than 18 million weekly users across 196 countries.

The doctor is always in as Heal CEO aims to revolutionize the healthcare sector

The doctor is always in as Heal CEO aims to revolutionize the healthcare sector

Heal CEO Nick Desai aims to improve the patient experience by providing an on-demand service that cuts time and costs while increasing human interaction.