MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA., December 15, 2015 – Tanis Communications, Inc., an award-winning marketing and PR agency, has appointed Michele Landry as executive vice president to lead and grow the public relations and employee communications practices, and to help drive strategic planning and positioning for Tanis clients.

With 25 years’ experience as an in-house corporate communications executive for public companies and as a senior leader of global PR agencies, Michele brings Tanis clients significant expertise across the full spectrum of corporate marketing and communications – public relations, corporate positioning, marketing and employee communications and strategic and financial communications.

“Tanis achieves substantial results due to the deep corporate experience of our executives combined with the creativity and broad execution capabilities of our highly talented team,” said Nikki Tanis, president, Tanis Communications. “Michele’s corporate and agency experience driving successful integrated communications programs and her deep understanding of the high tech industry will enhance our services even further.”

Most recently, Landry served as vice president of corporate communications of Spansion Inc., a publicly-traded semiconductor company, where she served as the company’s communications strategist and spokesperson for all corporate acquisitions, litigation and major partnerships. She led a team responsible for brand, executive communications, press and analyst relations, social media, employee communications, marketing communications, web and events. Prior to Spansion, she held senior communications roles at Openwave Systems, Weber Shandwick and Golin Harris Communications. Landry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University and a Master of International Management degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

“I look forward to creating and telling company and product stories that establish thought leadership, motivate employees and generate market awareness,” said Landry. “I’m excited to be part of an agency that integrates all facets of communications to create effective messaging and strong strategic advantages for our clients.”

About Tanis Communications
Based in Mountain View, California, with offices in New York City and Austin, Texas, Tanis Communications is a marketing and PR services firm offering brand strategy, public relations, corporate communications, social media, marketing communications, digital marketing, web and creative services. As the central hub for clients’ internal and external communications efforts, Tanis delivers creative, award-winning programs, helping technology companies bring their innovations to life and engage, inform, inspire and connect with the constituents who matter most. Recognized on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies list, and boasting an extensive line-up of awards, Tanis is a new kind of agency – at the intersection of owned, earned, shared and paid content. For more information visit, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.