NEW YORK — Time Warner on Wednesday named longtime Viacom public relations exec Susan Duffy as VP and second-in-command of corporate communications.
Duffy will start March 28, reporting to Time Warner communications chief Ed Adler. She’ll help run the department, manage media relations and oversee strategic communications.
She replaces Tricia Primrose, who will return to subsid American Online as VP of corporate communications for the Dulles, Va., Internet company, reporting to John Buckley.
Duffy, a former BusinessWeek reporter, serves as Viacom’s VP of corporate relations under Carl Folta and has been with the conglom for 10 years. Before that she worked at PR shop Robinson Lehrer & Montgomery.