DTE Energy Names New VP of Communications


DETROIT — DTE Energy has named Paula Silver as its new vice president of corporate communications.

Silver will be responsible for the strategic planning and oversight of DTE Energy communications, including advertising, sponsorships, brand management, digital communications, media relations, internal communications, marketing communications, and operational communications for the gas, electric, nuclear and unregulated businesses.

Silver, of Huntington Woods, comes from Federal-Mogul Corp., where she was vice president of communications and investor relations, and was director of global communications in an earlier stint with the company. In between, she was vice president of communications and public relations for Quicken Loans/Rock Ventures.

She is a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association’s Go Red campaign; on the communications committee of Crime Stoppers, and a member of Wayne State University’s Board of Volunteers for the College of Fine, Performing and Communications Arts. Silver also is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the International Association of Business Communicators.

Silver earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications and journalism from Wayne State University.