The latest appointments in corporate communications

Hanane Taidi has taken on the role of director of communications at PlasticsEurope (the pan-European trade association representing European plastics manufacturers), following on from her role as head of communications at the same organisation.

Autoliv Inc, the global automotive safety systems firm, has appointed Thomas Jönsson to become its vice president of corporate communications. He will replace Mats Ödman who will retire in 2013 after 18 years with the company.

The Avincis Group, the global provider of mission critical aviation services such as air ambulance, search and rescue, firefighting and energy support, has appointed Kate Hill as director of communications. She joins from Kreab Gavin Anderson where she has worked since 2006, holding the positions of partner, managing director and director.