HOUSTON—Continental Airlines has expanded the responsibilities of Nene Foxhall, head of international and state affairs, to oversee corporate communications following the recent departure of Ned Walker.
Foxhall has been a member of the senior leadership team at Continental since 1995 and has held responsibility for government relations at the city, state and international level. Her new role, including oversight of corporate communications, will add responsibility for employee communications, public relations, community affairs and media services.
From 1974 to 1976, she was a staff writer at the Dallas Morning News and from 1976 to 1990 at the Houston Chronicle, where she covered county government, civil and criminal courts and, from 1981 to 1990, politics, serving as political editor. From 1990 to 1995, she worked as an attorney at Mayor Day Caldwell & Keeton. She joined Continental in 1995 as vice president, state and civic affairs, with responsibility for local and state government relations. In 2005, her duties were expanded to include international government relations. She was named senior vice president in September 2007.