Corporate People News in Brief (September 10, 2007)
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Corporate People News in Brief (September 10, 2007)

New senior communications professionals at Burberry, the Treasury Department and Aber/Harry Winston.

Paul Holmes

NEW YORK—Burberry has appointed Alex Malgouyres as director of U.S. public relations, based in the company’s Sixth Avenue headquarters in New York. He replaces John Cross, who left the company in June. Malgouyres joined Burberry in 2003, and was based in Paris, leading public relations for France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Switzerland. Prior to joining Burberry, he worked in the Paris offices of KCD, a fashion public relations agency. In his new role, Malgouyres will report jointly to Sarah Manley, senior vice president of global PR and communications, who is based in London, and Eugenia Ulasewicz, president of Burberry USA.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Treasury Department has named Jeb Mason deputy assistant secretary for business affairs and public liaison. He will manage the Treasury Department’s outreach to the business, advocacy, and financial community and will advise Secretary Henry Paulson and the Department’s leadership on economic and international issues. Previously, Mason served as policy advisor to Secretary Paulson.

NEW YORK—Aber/Harry Winston has named Nancy Murray vice president of investor relations and corporate communications, a newly created position. She will report to Thomas O'Neill, president of Aber and chief executive officer of Harry Winston on all matters relating to investor relations, and she will report to Susy Korb, chief marketing officer and creative director regarding communications responsibilities. Previously, Murray was a senior vice president at Polo Ralph Lauren where she served in a variety of communications positions from 1999 until August 2007.

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