Dow Jones Ups Colleen Schwartz To Comms Lead After Senior Exits
NEW YORK — Colleen Schwartz has been promoted to Dow Jones senior VP of communications, taking the perform’s lead following the departures of predecessor Andrew Robinson and world CCO Natalie Cerny.
Cerny’s departure leaves the CCO position at Dow Jones vacant, and comes after she joined the corporate as chief communications officer in January 2019. Earlier than that, she spent six years at REA Group as company affairs and communications head.
Robinson, in the meantime, left his place as senior VP in September, when he joined Clover Well being because the medical health insurance firm’s VP of communications. He spent a complete of 5 years with Dow Jones, holding senior communications roles within the UK earlier than being named senior VP of communications in New York in 2017.
Cerny and Robinson each left Dow Jones following the resignation of CEO Will Lewis in April.
In her elevated position, Schwartz is charged with creating and implementing world messaging methods and protocols for The Wall Street Journal and father or mother firm Dow Jones, together with disaster communications and total repute administration.
Schwartz has labored in Dow Jones‘ communications perform for practically eight years, most lately serving as VP of communications.
Dow Jones had not responded to request for remark as this story went stay.
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