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Posts Tagged ‘Chris Preuss’

GM’s Global Comms VP Joins H&K

Chris Preuss has joined Hill & Knowlton as an EVP serving on WPP‘s automotive team in Dearborn, MI.

He was most recently the VP of global comms at General Motors and president of GM’s OnStar subsidiary. He worked with the company as it made its way through bankruptcy and restructuring. While at GM, he also held leadership positions for European communications, comms for Cadillac, among others.

At H&K, he’ll spend most of his time working with WPP on the Ford account, focusing on global product communications.

 

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Former GM PR Head: ‘The Endgame Was to Survive and to Have a Measure of Credible Reputation Left’

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This post was written by Nancy Lazarus, consultant and new contributor to PRNewser.

Chris Preuss, the new President of General Motors’ OnStar system and former Vice President of Global Communications at the automaker, provided a detailed account of what General Motors went through from a public relations perspective during its restructuring and bankruptcy.

He spoke candidly to an audience at a conference on Social Reputation Management offered by BDI (Business Development Institute) in New York on Wednesday morning.

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GM Grabs Fleishman SVP To Fill Lead PR Role

General Motors has hired former Fleishman-Hillard senior vice president and senior partner Selim Bingol as VP Communications. Bingol fills the spot vacated by Chris Preuss who yesterday was named vice president and president at OnStar, a unit of GM.

The moves are in conjunction with a “major management reshuffling,” at GM, according to BusinessWeek.