The Europan Commission decided, on 20 June, to appoint Sixtine Bouygues as director strategy and corporate communication in the Communication Directorate-General. Bouygues, a French national, is currently a head of unit in that directorate, responsible for strategy and corporate communication actions. The decision will take effect on 1 July. Also appointed to the post of Director is Chiara Gariazzo, who will take charge of ‘youth and sport’ in the Education and Culture Directorate-General. Gariazzo, who is Italian, is currently a head of unit in the Justice Directorate-General, responsible for financial support for migration and borders. The decision will take effect on 1 September.