Former HP VP David Shane has joined Juniper Networks as VP of corporate communications. PRNewser reported in August that Shane was leaving HP to start his own firm. Shane will lead Juniper’s global communications effort, including analyst and executive communications. He was also previously an SVP at Weber Shandwick with the firm’s corporate issues and entertainment practices.
Richard Kanareck has been appointed MD of Fleishman-Hillard’s London office. Most recently, Kanareck was comms director for eBay Europe. He will report to regional president Kevin Bell.
William Brent, Weber Shandwick’s head of the Cleantech practice, has been promoted to EVP. He will relocate to the firm’s San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices.
David Herrick has been named GM of MWW Group’s New York office. He was previously EVP of the firm’s global consumer marketing practice.
Crystal Brown has joined Widmeyer Communications’ PreK-12 education practice in Washington D.C. as VP. Previously, Brown was head of marcomms with E-Luminate Group, a firm that specializes in education policy and technology.
Edelman’s specialty unit DJE Science has added two SVPs: Ralph Bonheim, who will also serve as science creative director, and Rita Glaze.
Patricia Fahie has been promoted to EVP of Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications, a lifestyle firm specializing in areas such as travel and hospitality and food and beverage.
Jonathan Gardner has been named director of comms for Vibrant, a contextual technology and in-text advertising company. Gardner has previously worked at firms including Weber Shandwick and Hill and Knowlton.
Kerry Tharp has been promoted to senior director of NASCAR’s new Integrated Marketing Communications department. Stu Hothem has also been selected to lead the newly-created Sport Services Team.