Corporate People News In Brief (October 22, 2012)
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Corporate People News In Brief (October 22, 2012)

New people in new roles at NBCUniversal, the Harlem Globetrotters, and Durata Therapeutics.

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LOS ANGELES—Cameron Blanchard has been promoted to senior vice president, corporate communications for NBCUniversal. Blanchard will spearhead the development and execution of NBCUniversal's media relations strategy and will serve as a principal corporate media spokesperson across NBCUniversal’s networks and business divisions. Most recently, Blanchard served as head of communications for NBCUniversal's entertainment and digital networks and integrated media division and earlier worked at NBC Entertainment and the NBC Sports & Olympics division.

PHOENIX—Harlem Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider has named Brett Meister to senior vice president of communications. Meister completed his 15th consecutive season with the Globetrotters in 2012, leading the team's overall domestic and international publicity efforts. Prior to joining the Globetrotters, Meister worked in the Continental Basketball Association for seven years as the league's VP of communications.

MORRISTOWN, NJ—Durata Therapeutics has appointed Allison Wey as its vice president of investor relations and public affairs. Wey brings more than 25 years of experience in investor relations, financial communications and corporate communications most recenrly as vice president, investor relations and corporate affairs of par pharmaceuticals until its recent acquisition by TPG. She also held positions at Boron LePore & Associates, Edelman Financial and Hill & Knowlton.

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