* Jill Hazelbaker to head Google's corp communications
* Matt Furman taking job with East Coast multinational
SAN FRANCISCO Jan 11 Google Inc (GOOG.O) has
tapped the former communications chief of John McCain's
presidential campaign to head up the company's corporate
communications efforts, a source familiar with the matter
Jill Hazelbaker recently joined Google, according to the
source, and is expected to replace Matt Furman as head of
corporate communications in the next couple of weeks. Furman is
leaving the Internet search giant to become vice president of
corporate affairs for a large multinational company based on
the East Coast, according to the source.
Hazelbaker was the communications director for McCain's
unsuccessful 2008 campaign against President Barack Obama. She
also worked in New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's most
recent re-election campaign.
News of the move was first reported by the Wall Street
Journal on Monday.
(Reporting by Alexei Oreskovic; Editing by Steve Orlofsky)