The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has named Brendan Daly, former chief spokesman to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, its chief communications officer, reports Billboard.
Billboard added that Daly most recently served as “senior communications director for nonprofit Save the Children Action Network, where he advocated for early childhood education.
“He served under Pelosi from 2002 to 2011, leading the communications team during her rise from minority whip to her election as the first female Speaker of the House in 2007, through her first two terms as Speaker.
“In his new role based in Washington, D.C., he will lead the RIAA’s media relations, creative, research and economics and Gold & Platinum awards executive team, reporting to RIAA chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier.”
Daly has also served as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative and Ogilvy Public Relations executive vp for corporate and public affairs, in addition to holding top communications positions at the Department of Energy and Peace Corps, stated Billboard.