Western Union Names Jackson to Lead Communications
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Western Union Names Jackson to Lead Communications

The Western Union company has named Eric Jackson as senior vice president, global corporate communications, reporting to Anne M. McCarthy, executive vice president, corporate affairs.

Paul Holmes

ENGLEWOOD, CO—The Western Union company has named Eric Jackson as senior vice president, global corporate communications, reporting to Anne M. McCarthy, executive vice president, corporate affairs. In his new post, Jackson will be responsible for developing and directing communication strategies to strengthen Western Union’s global competitive position and reputation among internal and external audiences. He will oversee corporate-wide employee communications, media relations, web communications, issues and crisis management, as well as executive communications programs.

 

Jackson has more than two decades of communications and government affairs experience in both the private and public sectors. From 2002 to 2007, Jackson served as vice president of worldwide corporate communications at FedEx, where he led their global reputation management and employee engagement efforts. He also served as managing director of corporate communications for Siemens, director of global media strategy at Accenture and director of public affairs and communications at Novartis.

 

He also has extensive governmental experience, including roles at the White House, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Massachusetts State Senate.

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