P.R. MOVES: Tanja Ruhnke is joining Alexander Wang as vice president of global branding and communications. Ruhnke, who is starting her new job in January, was most recently head of communications at Rag & Bone, and before that served as vice president of public relations at KCD Paris. At Wang, she will take over responsibilities from Leslie Rubisch, who, after seven years of working with the designer, recently transitioned into consulting.

Rubisch, who will continue to work with Wang on a consultant basis, is focusing on such areas as branding, communications and creative marketing, working with companies like Yoox.

This story first appeared in the November 27, 2012 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.