Ten months after the Megxit was announced, Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry are moving forward: They have hired a press spokeswoman and a communications manager.
Prince Harry, 36, and Duchess Meghan, 39, will announce two personal details today, Friday (November 13). Accordingly, Christine Schirmer as the new Head of Communications and Toya Holness as the new press spokeswoman belong to her team from now on. The women took up their positions in October. This is reported by the “PR Week” portal and is based on a statement from the US PR company “Sunshine Sachs”, which represents the Duke and Duchess.
The royals build up staff
Christine Schirmer will be handed over to both Toya Holness and James Holt, who heads press work for Harry and Meghan in the UK. Schirmer previously headed the communications department at Pinterest for three years. Holness was director of corporate communications and marketing for Deluxe, a video creation and distribution company, and director of communications for the New York Department of Education.
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan: This is your most important employee
At the beginning of April 2020, Catherine St-Laurent took up her position as Chief of Staff to Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan. St-Laurent also serves as the executive director of the royals’ new, nonprofit organization, “Archewell.” Means: All threads come together at St-Laurent; she is thus the most important employee in the cosm of Harry and Meghan.
When asked by People at the time, Harry and Meghan raved about St-Laurent: “We are proud to be accompanied by Catherine St-Laurent in this next chapter. Her leadership skills and her proven track record in two organizations that have an enormous impact on the.” Having the world – the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Pivotal Ventures – make it an incredible asset and we are excited to have her on our team. “
Sources used:PEOPLE, prweek.com