Coke appoints US Vice-President aide to top PR job

The Coca-Cola Company has named Dirk Vande Beek, a former aide to Republican US Vice-President Dick Cheney, as its vice-president of public relations.

LONDON (Brand Republic) - The Coca-Cola Company has named Dirk Vande Beek, a former aide to Republican US Vice-President Dick Cheney, as its vice-president of public relations.

The Atlanta-based firm said Vande Beek will oversee the company''s corporate, public and media relations activities and strategies.

Vande Beek served as director of communications and press secretary to Cheney during the 2000 presidential campaign. Before joining Cheney''s campaign, he was director of global public relations for the Halliburton Company, where he worked with Cheney.



Subscribe to Campaign from just £57 per quarter

Includes the weekly magazine and quarterly Campaign IQ, plus unrestricted online access.

SUBSCRIBE

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now
Share

1 The big adland divide: culture vs collateral

The industry is splitting into agencies that make marketing collateral and those creating culture, says Adam & Eve/DDB's David Golding.

YouTube to stop 30-second unskippable ads
Shares0
Share

1 YouTube to stop 30-second unskippable ads

Starting next year, YouTube will stop allowing the 30-second unskippable ad and will focus instead on shorter formats.

Just published

More