EL SEGUNDO, CA—Bob Marsocci has been named vice president of corporate communications for Hughes Electronics Corporation. He will retain his position as senior director of communications for DIRECTV, a subsidiary of Hughes, and continue to serve as a DIRECTV spokesperson.
Marsocci succeeds George Jamison, who was named vice president of communications at United Technologies. In his new role, Marsocci will oversee Hughes’ external communications strategy and will report to Jack Shaw, president and chief executive officer. He will also serve on the company’s management committee.
Marsocci joined DIRECTV during its start-up phase in November 1995 as senior manager, communications. Previously, he was a senior account supervisor for Hill & Knowlton and account executive at the GCI Group for three years.