Tara Rush has been named SVP and Senior Communications Officer at Audi of America, which is located on Ferdinand Porsche Drive in Herndon, VA.
In her new position, Rush will be responsible for defining and leading the implementation of brand-driven internal and external communications across a range of categories including corporate, product and lifestyle. The position oversees communications to a broad range of stakeholders, including employees, industry and lifestyle media, consumers, influencers, dealers, and industry associations.
Previously, Rush was a member of HEINEKEN USA’s executive management team reporting directly to the CEO. At HEINEKEN USA, she was responsible for corporate communications, brand PR, employee engagement, government affairs and the company’s Brewing A Better World agenda which focuses on responsibility, sustainability, philanthropy and community building.
In 2016, she was recognized as one of PR Week’s 40 under 40.