Nestle hires new v.p. of corporate, brand affairs
July 19, 2012
GLENDALE, CALIF. — Hannah Coan has been named vice-president of corporate and brand affairs at Nestle USA. She succeeds Laurie MacDonald, who is retiring. In her new role, Ms. Coan will be responsible for Nestle USA’s internal and external communications, public affairs, and the Culinary Center based in Glendale.
Ms. Coan most recently was senior vice-president of Waggener Edstrom Public Relations, where she led communications for Microsoft’s Office Division. Earlier, she was executive vice-president and managing director of Publicis Consultants PR in Seattle. She was the team leader for numerous Nestle public relations programs, working with integrated teams on many Nestle brands in the United States.
“Hannah Coan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Nestle USA, and we look forward to having her build on the strong foundation established by her predecessor,” said Scott Remy, chief communications officer of Nestle USA.