AUSTIN, TX: EZCorp has hired Rick Bluntzer as SVP of communications and public affairs.
Bluntzer will be responsible for PR, government affairs, and strategic messaging. He will report to president and CEO Paul Rothamel.
Previously, Bluntzer was SVP of regulatory and government affairs for NRG Energy. He has also served as MD at Public Strategies, now a part of Hill+Knowlton Strategies.