Wednesday, April 18, 2001
  • 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 DAVID A. SAMUELS has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of e-centives, Inc. Samuels will oversee all financial and investor-related matters for the company. Michael Sullivan, e-centives former CFO, is planning to take some time off, but will continue as a consultant for the company in the near term. CRAIG FAULKNER has been named President of the newly formed Fiserv Marketing & Learning Solutions Division of Fiserv, Inc. Faulkner was a founder, and is the President, of Emerald Publications, a provider of marketing tools and services to the financial services industry. EDMUND O. MARTIN has been named president of Ackerman McQueen effective April 30. Martin had been vice president of the Oklahoma Publishing Company (OPUBCO), and general manager of The Oklahoman, since 1987. He was a 31-year employee of OPUBCO. DEBORAH MALONE has been appointed Director, International Development, of B2BWorks, serving as B2BWorks' liaison with international media, advertisers and online publishers. Malone was most recently vice president of international ad sales for CNBC International in New York. ROCHELLE CARRINGTON has been promoted to Associate Publisher of Teen Magazine, after being their Advertising Director since last May. Before joining Teen, Carrington, was Consumer Products Director for Glamour magazine for three years. STEVEN M. BORNSTEIN, former ESPN cable network boss, has been named president of The Walt Disney Co.'s ABC Television division, which includes the ABC television network, and 10 TV stations. Bornstein replaces Robert F. Callahan, who the company said is leaving for personal reasons that require him to be on the East Coast, but will remain at ABC until September to help with the transition. FRANCHON WOODARD of .Com Marketing has been promoted to the position of Interactive Account Services Manager. Woodard previously held the position of Interactive Account Services Assistant, and will continue to lead the agency's interactive account services department. Also, DEB PEABODY has been appointed Interactive Media Manager of .Com Marketing. SHARI COHEN, has joined MindShare US as Senior Partner, Managing Director in its National Broadcast department. Cohen is joining MindShare from ESPN where she was VP Event Marketing. TERRY S. SEMEL, former co-chairman of Time Warner's movie and music division, has been named Yahoo! Inc.'s new chairman and CEO, effective May 1st. EARL H. DOPPLET has been appointed executive vice president and chief legal officer of VNU. Doppelt joins VNU from ACNielsen where he served as executive vice president and general counsel. RANDALL BAUMBERGER has been promoted to senior vice president of Disney Regional Entertainment. Did we forget someone? Please email your tips and releases of people on the move to people@mediapost.com