Every Wednesday, MediaPost brings you the scoop on who's doing what and where in the advertising media world. If you know of someone who's recently changed jobs in the advertising media field or would like to recommend a colleague for a MediaPost spotlight, please email us at people@mediapost.com

HILARY MICHELS joins The Townsend Agency as Director of Business Development. Prior to joining The Townsend Agency, Michels worked for three years as the vice president of business development for Alden/Em, a marketing communications and new media technology company.

MICHAEL D. KLEIN has been named VP and Group Publisher to the IDG Executive Forums management team. Klein joins IDG Executive Forums from DevX.com, where he was VP, publisher.

JEFF BANDER has been promoted to VP of Local Sales for WorldNow, NYC. Bander was previously Director of Sales in the South East.

MAELYNN CHEUNG has been promoted to Editor of CookingLight.com at Cooking Light magazine. She was promoted from her position of Managing Editor of the site.

MARY BISHOP is taking early retirement as President-CMO of Bcom3 Group's Leo Burnett USA. JOHN MCKEOWN is taking over as Executive Creative Officer at the New York office of Bcom3 Group's Bartle Bogle Hegarty. He had been Executive VP- Creative group head at Interpublic Group of Cos.' Lowe Lintas and Partners, New York, where he worked on the UPS account. McKeown replaces TY MONTAGUE, who left the agency last year for Wieden & Kennedy, New York.

BILL WALKER, KAREN BREEN VOGEL, TIMOTHY S. BARNGROVER and DICK RYAN have new positions at B2Bworks. Previously Sr. VP, Site Relations, Co-founder, Walker has been named Executive VP, Marketing and Customer Service. Vogel has been promoted from VP, Marketing and E-business Relations to Sr. VP, Strategy. Barngrover, VP, Site Operations. He previously served as Sr. Director, Customer Service. Ryan has been named VP, Sales, expanding upon his previous National Sales Director position.

LIZ VANZURA joined General Motors Corp. as Advertising Director of its Hummer brand Detroit, acquired last year. She was Advertising Director at Volkswagen of America since 1997.

TRACEY WILLIAMS has been promoted from Sr. Account Executive to VP, Sales for Katz Radio in Chicago. Also at Katz, MATT COWAN has been promoted to Manager of the Atlanta office from Sr. Account Executive. JENNIFER MAGOZZI also from Katz, has been named Manager of the Minneapolis office. Her most recent position was Sr. Account Executive. SCOTT TAYLOR has been named VP, Director of Sales also for Katz Radio based in Chicago. He was previous Manager of the Minneapolis office. Also at Katz, G.K. SELLERS has been promoted to VP, Director of Sales based in Dallas form Manager.

DEBRA BROWN, former President of Cyrk Simon Worldwide Advertising Industry Executive, has been named CEO of United Virtualities.


Recommend (2) Print RSS
All content published by MediaPost is determined by our editors 100% in the interest of our readers ... independent of advertising, sponsorships or other considerations.
  • REVOLVING DOOR: EVB Promotes Two In Creative Dept.

    EVB promoted Steve Barry from group account director to managing director and Troy Burrows from creative director to executive creative director. Barry oversees the agency's SunChips and Kraft (Maxwell House, Gevalia, Tassimo and MiO) accounts. He joined EVB as an account director in early 2014 and was promoted to group ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Josh Crick Joins Leo Burnett Chicago As SVP, Managing Director Of Digital Integration

    Leo Burnett Chicago named Josh Crick as senior vice president, managing director of digital integration, a new position at the agency. Crick will be responsible for driving the agency's growth through via digital capabilities, including the newly announced quick-turn, content creation offering, Greenhouse. He will report to Vincent Geraghty, executive ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Kelli Robertson Joins R/GA As Managing Director, Planning

    R/GA hired Kelli Robertson as managing director, planning, of the San Francisco office. In her new role, she is responsible for developing strategic relationships with R/GA's clients, while leading the expansion and further development of the team. With more than 15 years of experience in advertising and media, Robertson has ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: GSD&M Promotes Tom Hamling and Tim Eger To Group Creative Directors

    GSD&M promoted Tom Hamling and Tim Eger to group creative directors, up from creative directors. Hamling will take on creative responsibilities for the Hilton Global Portfolio, as well as Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Avocados from Mexico. He will report to Jay Russell, chief creative officer of GSD&M. Prior to GSD&M, ...
  • Fjord; Thomas Muller

    Fjord hired Thomas Muller as regional design director for Europe.
  • Whistle Sports Network; Klaas Homan

    Whistle Sports Network hired Klaas Homan as director of partnerships in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
  • REVOLT Media & TV; Derek Ferguson

    REVOLT Media & TV hired Derek Ferguson as chief operating officer.
  • Hawthorne Strategy Group; Cynthia McCafferty

    Hawthorne Strategy Group, appointed Cynthia McCafferty, former FleishmanHillard senior vice president and senior partner, as president.
  • Button; Justin Thomas

    Button hired Justin Thomas as vice president of partnerships.
  • Vic Zambrotta; Guidemark Health

    Vic Zambrotta has been named president of Guidemark Health.
>> People on the Move Archives