Facebook Adds Corporate Communications Lead for U.K., Ireland

Anouska Ruane, director of corporate communications, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for Disney, joined Facebook, where she will lead corporate communications across the U.K. and Ireland, PRWeek reported.

BritishIslesMapAnouska Ruane, director of corporate communications, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for Disney, joined Facebook, where she will lead corporate communications across the U.K. and Ireland, PRWeek reported.

According to PRWeek, Ruane is replacing Sophy Tobias, who moved to the social network’s Instagram photo- and video-sharing network late last year. PRWeek added that European communications head Stefano Hesse had been handling the position’s duties on an interim basis, with help from agency Blue Rubicon.

Ruane had been with Disney for four-and-a-half years, PRWeek reported, following stints at Microsoft, where she led public relations for the Xbox, as well as with agency Cohn & Wolfe.