NEW YORK—EMI Music’s London-based corporate communications head Amanda Conroy is leaving the company because new CEO Roger Faxon is headquartering EMI’s global communications in his New York office. Worldwide comms head Dylan Jones assumes the role.
COLUMBUS, IN—Julie Vallese has been appointed to the newly created role of vice president of public affairs and strategic communications for Dorel Juvenile Group USA, a division of Dorel Industries, juvenile products and bicycle company. Vallese was previously director of public affairs for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, serving as CPSC's senior spokesperson and principal media advisor. Prior to that, she was correspondent and editor for CNN for more than a decade.
ATLANTA—Novelis, a leading producer of aluminum rolled products and beverage can recycling, has appointed Kim Adler as vice president, communications and government affairs. She will develop a comprehensive global communications strategy for the company and will also serve on the Novelis executive committee. Adler was previously head of corporate communications for Freudenberg-NOK and Freudenberg North America.