HEADLINERS THIS WEEK:
WENDA HARRIS MILLARD has been named Chief Advertising Sales Officer at Yahoo Inc. Millard has more than 25 years of publishing and ad experience and was formerly Chief Internet Officer at Ziff Davis Media and president of Ziff Davis Internet, as well as a founding member of online ad firm DoubleClick Inc.
ANTHONY BONTRAGER has joined Civia Media Group as VP of market development. He joins Civia from Advanced Radio Telecom Corp where he served as vice president of real estate operations.
NEIL MCQUEEN has been added to The Townsend Agency Executive Management team as Executive Vice President Brand Marketing and Creative Director. McQueen comes from Shafer Advertising in Irvine where he worked as executive creative director.
MARK A. PETERSON has been appointed Vanguarde Media, Inc.'s Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Peterson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Media Solutions Group.
ANDY RODRIGUEZ has joined TigerDirect.com as their Online Advertising and Affiliate Marketing Manager. He came from Real Media where he was Senior Technology Consultant.
ROBIN COOPER has joined Kelley Blue Book as Director of Advertising and Business Development. Most recently she served as group publisher - automotive/women/health for New York-based DoubleClick, Inc.
STEVE CRANSTON, most recently Sales Development Director at AltaVista Search Group who was instrumental in launching AV's Shopping.com property, has joined AdDynamix, a Los Angeles-based online media, ad management, and publishing technology group.
Ziff Davis Media Game Group announced two new editorial appointments. JOHN DAVISON was named overall editorial director of the Game Group, and SIMON COX launch editor and creative director. Davison will continue to serve as editor-in-chief of the Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. Cox joins Ziff Davis Media Game Group from Imagine Media, where he was editor-in-chief of the Official DreamCast Magazine and the launch editor of Revolution.
KRISTIN WENIGER has become the National Media Consultant for the Active Sports Marketing Group, part of The Active Network, Inc. She had been an Associate Director at the Partnership for a Drug-Free America in New York.
WALTER KUPIEC has joined rich media solutions provider, Enliven, Inc, as Vice President, Sales and Market Development based in California and will lead all sales and alliance efforts for the company. He was previously Vice President of Sales and Corporate Marketing at Solbright, Inc.
LEE NADLER resigned as President and CEO of Digital Pulp. Lee had been with the independent web development and marketing firm since January of 1999.
GLENN MOREY, a twenty-year advertising agency veteran and Founder of Morey Mahoney Advertising, Inc., will assume the responsibilities of Chief Marketing Officer at Vehix.com, Inc., an automotive website designed to help consumers access the information necessary to purchase their ideal car.
Joining RealTime Media are AMIE SMITH, as Director of Business Development; CRAIG MOSER, as Director of Client Service; and REBECCA RESNICK, as Client Services Manager. Prior to joining RealTime Media, Smith was Director of International Business Development at Promotions.com. Smith was the international editor at PROMO Magazine, responsible for covering promotion news and trends globally. Moser joined RealTime Media from Promotions.com, where he was Vice President of promotions and client services.
Santa Monica California-Lunch Advertising today announced that they have expanded their media planning and buying department since taking over all planning and buying needs for Red Bull North America, effective at the start of the 2002 buying calendar year. The six joining Lunch are NAN VAUGHN PATURZO, JUDY THOMAS, TERRI FOY GRAY, KATE HEYDLAUFF KIRKMAN, BELINDA SUE, and MATT BOUYEA.
THOMAS L. MARCUS joins Everyone.net as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Everyone.net, Marcus was the Chief Operating Officer of The Valent Group.
GAR RICHLIN joins Advertising.com, Inc. as its new Chief Operating Officer. He most recently served as Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer of SITEL Corporation.
GREG HEINRICHS has joined TechTracker, Inc., a provider of computer stability solutions, as Vice President of sales. Heinrichs will use his 22 years of enterprise software sales experience to lead TechTracker's new enterprise-level software management services.