Gov. Gary Herbert appointed a new communication director Thursday.
Marty Carpenter, formerly of the Salt Lake Chamber, will replace Ally Isom as the governor's mouthpiece and spokesperson. Isom left the governor's office last month.
Carpenter previously served as the executive vice president of communication for the Salt Lake Chamber. Before that, he took a leave of absence from the business organization to work on Herbert's campaign. He also worked as the chamber's director of communication.