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Burson-Marsteller names Karen Doyne (ex-Ketchum) as Managing Director for Crisis Communications in the firm's U.S. Corporate and Financial Practice... Coyne Public Relations
picks Ronni Heyman ( as VP/New Business Development...A shakeup in Edelman's global operations: Alison Canning, who for the last two years has been president of
international operations, has resigned and her position eliminated. Hugh Gillanders, head of Edelman's Irish operations, has been appointed European chief operating officer.
Edelman president-CEO Richard Edelman, said in a statement: "We've removed the international operations position because we need a flatter, one-firm approach that allows us to be
a true communications partner for companies operating in multiple markets."... Nancy Valentino, senior VP, strategic marketing and business development at Christie's, will be the
next director of communications at People...Fleishman-Hillard taps Mary O'Connor LoJacono (ex-Mercer HR Consulting) and VP Heather Beldon Rosenker to join the agency's Financial
Communications group...Hill & Knowlton names Chaz Godwin (ex-Fleishman-Hillard) as vice president/director of Broadcast Services, a new specialty offering designed to expand
the client services of Hill & Knowlton's Media Communications Practice... General Electric Co. has named Beth Comstock its chief marketing officer and corporate VP of
marketing. Comstock, formerly corporate vice president of communications, will continue to oversee GE's integrated communications...Bruce Jeffries-Fox, who runs his own
PR/communications agency, joins i to i tracker as head of research in the U.S...PRSA named Robert Levy to the newly created position of chief professional development officer and
assistant executive director. Levy will work with PRSA executive director and COO Catherine Bolton to align the Society's existing and planning activities with the PRSA's overall
strategy...G.S. Schwartz & Co. promotes Rachel Honig Peters to senior vice president. She'll be responsible for marketing, account management and new business development
...Sallie Mae hires Tom Joyce as VP of corporate communications; Joyces was partner and chair at Carmichael Lynch Spong.