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Posts Tagged ‘Peter Land’

Roll Call: Ketchum Pleon, Pepsi, Howard Consulting, and More

Marc Drechsler, who co-founded the Ketchum Pleon Financial group, is moving from Dusseldorf, Germany to NYC to beef up the firm’s financial comms strengths. Drechsler is an SVP of financial comms, and will join the international group led by Paul Cohen.  Prior to launching Pleon Financial, Dreschler worked with Citigate Dewe Rogerson.

Pepsi has had a number of comms leadership changes, O’Dwyer’s reports. Mark Dollins, SVP of comms at Pepsi Beverages, departed the company on April 1, and VPs Lynn Markley and Bernadette Wade have also stepped down from their posts. PRWeek also reports on a number of changes including Dick Detwiler‘s move from SVP of external media relations to SVP of internal comms, and Peter Land‘s move into Detwiler’s previous position.

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Interview: Jennifer Risi, EVP, Weber Shandwick

On Tuesday, October 5, Weber Shandwick will be hosting its third annual VOICEBOXX event in New York City. This year’s topic of discussion is “Breaking Through the Sound Barrier: How to Get Heard in a Death-by-Information-Overloaded World; Leveraging Communications as Innovation and Business Performance Driver.” Panelists will include Bruce Jasurda, CMO of the U.S. Army; David Steel, EVP of strategy and corporate communications for Samsung North America; and Peter Land, SVP of communications at PepsiCo.  The discussion will be moderated by Jeff Chu, senior editor at Fast Company.

Jennifer Risi, Weber Shandwick EVP, gave PRNewser advanced info about the event. The Q&A after the jump. Read more