NEW YORK—Steiner Sports, a sports marketing and collectibles company, has named Jason Teitler senior vice president of marketing. Teitler will develop and grow its strategic communications offerings, including sports- influenced programs designed to help brands build better relationships with stakeholders and will also work with public relations, advertising and marketing firms to package sports and entertainment activities into their client campaigns. Teitler joins Steiner following 12 years at Porter Novelli, where he worked with such prominent clients as Gillette, GSK, Kellogg's, Princess Cruises, Merck, Tele Atlas, Pfizer, Hewlett Packard, Dupont, Nissan and the Muppets.
RICHMOND, VA—Eva Teig Hardy, executive vice president, will step down from her responsibilities as head of public policy and corporate communications at energy producer Dominion this week, although she will remain a senior adviser to chairman, president and CEO Thomas Farrell until her retirement in September. Robert Blue, vice president, state and federal affairs, has become senior vice president, public policy and corporate communications, reporting to Farrell. He is responsible for state and federal government affairs, environmental programs, corporate communications, community affairs and philanthropy.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—Scientist and editor Chris Brodie has joined the North Carolina Biotechnology Center as vice president of corporate communications. For the past five years, Brodie has been an associate editor of American Scientist magazine, an international bimonthly publication published by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Brodie is also the co-founder of Science Communicators of North Carolina, a professional organization of scientists, journalists, public information officers, teachers and museum curators. SCONC currently has more than 200 members.