IRVING, TX—Fluor Corporation vice president or corporate affairs Lee Tashjian will retire from the company in June and will be succeeded by R. Clifton Webb, currently vice president of corporate communications for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, a joint venture managed by Fluor. Tashjian first joined Fluor in 1995 as vice president of corporate communications. Webb has more than 35 years of experience in government and public affairs at DuPont and the US Department of Energy, Savannah River Operations.
DALLAS—Tenet Healthcare Corporation has named Daniel Waldmann senior vice president of public affairs. In this new role reporting to Tenet's president and CEO Trevor Fetter, Waldmann will oversee the company's public affairs, government relations and communications functions. Waldmann has been vice president of government relations at Tenet since 2005, directing government relations activities at the local, state and federal levels. Prior to joining Tenet, he was director of federal affairs and reimbursement for Johnson & Johnson.
BEDFORD, MA—Valora Technologies, a leader in automated document indexing, analysis and review, has named Sasha Hefler as vice president of public relations, with global responsibilities to further strengthen leadership and support the corporation’s overall strategic market growth. Strategic Brands on Fire, owned by Hefler, has been contracted to handle the public relations and corporate brand strategy.