SPRINGDALE, AR — Jennifer “JJ” Davis, a long-time communications executive in the technology industry, is joining Tyson Foods as VP, corporate communications. Davis, who has been with Dell since 2000, will lead Tyson Foods’ corporate brand and internal and external communications strategy and serve as a communications advisor to the company’s leadership team.

WASHINGTON — The Entertainment Software Association has added two leaders to its comms team. Andrew Bowins has been named senior VP, communications and industry affairs. He most recently served as executive director of corporate reputation and communications at KPMG US. Nika Nour has been promoted to the organization’s head of public affairs and strategic advisor to the CEO. She has been on ESA’s federal advocacy team for two years.

NEW YORK — Marsh & McLennan Companies has appointed Erick Gustafson as the firm’s first chief public affairs officer. Gustafson has led the company’s government relations department since 2008.  In the expanded role, Gustafson will lead global corporate strategy for external communications and government relations.