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Michelle Obama’s Communications Director Leaves for Siemens

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Camille Johnston has been hired by Siemens Corporation as vice president, corporate affairs. She currently works as special assistant to the President and director of communications for the First Lady Michelle Obama. Her new role is effective Sept. 7.

Johnston has worked as senior vice president of communications for the Los Angeles Dodgers, communications director for Tipper Gore, press secretary for labor secretary Robert Reich and education secretary Richard Riley, and communications director for OSHA. Johnston also consulted for the Entertainment Industry Foundation on the Stand Up To Cancer campaign.

She previously held positions at Rodale, Inc., where she was vice president of corporate communications, and WBBM-TV, where she was director of communications.

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