Snap hires Julie Henderson to lead communications globally

Snap this week announced the hiring of Julie Henderson as Chief Communications Officer. Julie Henderson will report to Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snap, and lead communications globally.

Julie Henderson is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for 21st Century Fox. She will assume her new role at Snap immediately following the completion of the sale of certain 21st Century Fox assets to The Walt Disney Company.

Prior to her current post at 21st Century Fox, Ms. Henderson was the Company’s Senior Vice President of Communications and Corporate Strategy, where she led communications and developed company-wide marketing and distribution strategies.

“Julie will be an outstanding addition to our team. She brings incredible experience, talent, and integrity, as well as the respect of the tech, media and finance communities. We are excited to have Julie play a key leadership role in the next chapter of the Snap story.”

Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snap

Julie Henderson will take over the responsibilities of Mary Ritti, Vice President of Communications. Ritti, who joined Snap in 2013, announced her decision to leave the company last summer.