Random House UK announced in a press release yesterday that Rachael Sansom has been appointed as Group Communications Director, effective July 23. Sansom, previously a Board Director and Partner at London based PR agency Consolidated Communications and Director of Communications, Europe for Motorola, will oversee all aspects of communications for the Random House Group, to include information on the Groupâ€™s many corporate responsibility initiatives, its long-term digital plans, corporate affairs and internal communication including the launch of the ouRHouse intranet.
“We were overwhelmed by the high calibre of candidates we saw in our search for a new Communications Director and I am delighted that Rachael is joining us,” said Random House UK CEO Gail Rebuck. “Her strong communications background and her extensive knowledge of the media sector, make her the ideal candidate.” Added Sansom: “Publishing is a dynamic industry and The Random House Group in particular is a diverse and fast moving organisation. I very much look forward to joining the team at Random House and the challenges it will bring.”