NEW YORK—Dow Jones & Company has named Linda Dunbar vice president for corporate communications. Reporting to Dow Jones chief executive Rich Zannino, Dunbar will be the company’s chief adviser on corporate strategic communications. She will oversee all communications strategy, public relations, media relations and internal communications for Dow Jones at the corporate level.
Dunbar most recently was executive director for communications strategy at Ford Motor Co. where she was charged with developing the global communications vision for the public affairs operations of this automaker. She previously was the director of public relations for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and led the external and financial communications efforts of Philip Morris International.
“Linda will be a key leader in the ongoing transformation of Dow Jones to a more diversified content and information services company, as effectively communicating our mission, business and cultural strategy, and business priorities internally and externally, is essential to our success,” says Zannino.