The latest appointments in corporate communications

The Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) has appointed Christine Graeff, currently partner and managing director in the Brunswick Group, as director general of the newly created Directorate General Communications and Language Services at the European Central Bank.

Achim Schneider is set to become the new head of corporate communications at Porsche AG. In his new role, Schneider will be reporting to the director of communications Hans-Gerd Bode as deputy. Schneider is joining Porsche from Robert Bosch GmbH, where he is responsible for media and public relations as deputy head for central corporate communications.

McDonald’s UK vice-president of communications Nick Hindle has been promoted to become senior vice-president corporate affairs. The promotion will see Hindle take on responsibility for the company‘s environment department adding to his existing media relations, public affairs and internal communications remit.