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By John Baldoni/Baldoni Consulting
The way that McDonald’s handled the death of its CEO and succession of the number two serves as a textbook example of how to handle and communicate executive succession
correctly. Here are some suggested steps.

One day after Charlie Bell succeeded Jim Cantalupo as president-CEO of McDonald’s — which happened several hours after Cantalupo died of an apparent heart attack April 19 at
a corporate meeting in Orlando — Robert Smith walked into a local McDonald’s …

In the April 19 issue of PR NEWS we incorrectly identified Gina Rudan. She is the director of International & Multicultural Markets. In the same issue, we incorrectly
stated John Graham’s e-mail address. It is And in the April 12 …

PR Movers

April 26th, 2004 by

APCO Worldwide — Legal Eagle. Michael Hotra (ex-American Tort Reform Association), an expert in legal communication, joins the firm as a vice president. He’ll work closely
with APCO senior execs including Neal Cohen, chairman; Kent Jarrell, senior VP and director …

Fleishman-Hillard International Communications said late last
week that it has acquired a majority interest in Strat@comm, a
D.C.-based public affairs firm specializing in transportation.
Terms were not disclosed…Meanwhile, Fleishman Chairman-CEO John
D. Graham is celebrating 30 years …

Dow Jones & Co.
P O Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543
The Wind Up
To reach a significant number of business decision-makers –
particularly as captives in their cars – The Wall Street Radio
Network should be atop any PR …

Media Insight: Cold Pizza

March 8th, 2004 by

Walt Disney Co.
305 W. 34th St., 12th Flr. ,New York, NY 10001-2402
The Wind Up
ESPN, the undisputed champion of cable sports programming, has
been trying to expand its brand lately, with mixed results. After
drawing the …


January 19th, 2004 by

Ad 2 of Greater Fort Lauderdale – Valerie Milkins (ex-Starmark
International) has been appointed PR Chair for Ad 2, a division of
the Advertising Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale that targets
young executives working in the communications field. Milkins will
direct all …