Lopez Negrete Communications has named ELIAS E. LUCERO as director of promotions/event marketing. Most recently, Lucero served as field market director for The Cartel Group, working on accounts such as the U.S. Army and Alturas Communications.
American Marketing Association; Russ Klein July 29, 11:09 a.m. American Marketing Association hired Russ Klein as CEO. Klein previously served as CMO for Arby’s, Burger King, 7-Eleven and Dr Pepper/7Up companies.
Tom Buontempo; Attention July 29, 11:08 a.m. Tom Buontempo, most recently chief business development officer of KBS, was named president of Attention, a social media marketing agency acquired by KBS earlier this year.
WWE; Barry McMullin July 29, 10:57 a.m. WWE tapped Barry McMullin as senior vice president of sales & partnership marketing.
Brand New School; Nellie Chung July 29, 10:54 a.m. Brand New School has hired Nellie Chung as vice president of strategy and business development. Most recently, Chung was vice president of client solutions at Synaptic Digital.
Marta Martinez; AOL July 29, 10:53 a.m. Marta Martinez was named global head of video sales for AOL.