iCrossing has named STEVEN BUSTIN managing director of its San Francisco office and promoted MIKE GULLAKSEN to senior vice president of search.
Did-it Search Marketing has named MICHAEL FORD as senior vice president of sales and marketing.
DOUG TURNER has been promoted to associate publisher of marketing at Stuff magazine.
TACODA has hired LEE BLICKSTEIN as eastern region sales manager. Blickstein joins TACODA from Coolsavings where he has been a senior account executive.
MarketWatch has named ANGELA MOORE head of MarketWatch’s consumer reporting team, directing coverage of the media, pharmaceuticals, biotech, retail and gaming industries. In addition, CHRIS OLIVER joins MarketWatch from the South China Morning Post, serving as Hong Kong bureau chief.
Wunderman elevated vice chairman DAVID M. SABLE to chief operating officer of Wunderman. MARCUS H. STARKE joins Wunderman and takes over as president and CEO of the Europe/Middle East, Africa region vacated by Sable.
ED BAKER has been named associate publisher of Time4 Media’s Marine Group, which publishes Yachting, Motor Boating and Salt Water Sportsman. Baker previously served as national account manager of Sounding Trade Only and advertising director of Yachting and Popular Science.
Stardust Studios has hired MICHAEL NEITHARDT as senior producer. Neithardt is responsible for the overall operation of Stardust's Manhattan studio in SoHo, and will oversee projects for the New York studio.
CurtCo Media named MICHAEL SCHNEIDER vice president and publisher of Worth. Schneider joined CurtCo Media as national financial advertising director in 2003, and was promoted to advertising director of Worth last year.
ADAM DAVIS joined Horizon Interactive as an account manager. Davis was most recently a senior account executive at ID Media handling United Healthcare and Computer Associates. SIENNA FARRIS has also joined Horizon Interactive as account manager. Farris joins the agency from Renegade Marketing Group, where she most recently held the position of media supervisor on Panasonic. Lastly, MARY TARGIA joined Horizon Interactive as a campaign manager. Targia joins Horizon from OMD where she was a traffic and analytics manager on AOL, HBO, Absolut, Embassy Suites, Prevacid and Bank of America.
imc² has promoted BOB ROBINSON to executive creative director and RENEE MCKEON to vice president, user experience.
Mirror Image Internet has named JIM HART as vice president, sales and marketing. In this role, Hart will be tasked with managing Mirror Image’s worldwide sales channel and marketing organization.
iCrossing named THOM KENNON as the client services director for its New York office. Kennon joins iCrossing from Nacio Interactive, where he served as senior vice president of marketing and business development.
ADRIENNE SKINNER has been named vice president for eastern regional sales at Centro. Most recently, Skinner worked at Yahoo! as strategic accounts director.
Initiative has named SEAN MCPADDEN SYMPSON as senior vice president, global account director. In this role, Sympson will oversee account management for Computer Associates. Sympson joined Initiative from MindShare, where he served for five years as partner, international group planning director. In this role he was responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing global media objectives and strategies for accounts in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Europe.
GERRY FRASCIONE, currently president and CEO, BBDO Canada, will take on additional responsibilities as president and CEO, BBDO North America, covering Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico. In addition, JEFF MORDOS has been named chief operating officer, BBDO North America, in addition to his current role as chief operating officer, BBDO New York. Lastly, JEAN-MICHEL GOUDARD, president of BBDO International, is retiring at the end of March.
KIMBERLY CONNAGHAN, most recently advertising director of National Geographic Traveler magazine, has been promoted to associate publisher.
Marketing Management Analytics has promoted DOUGLAS BROOKS as vice president of product marketing. In his new role, Brooks will oversee the development and execution of the firm's marketing strategy.
JAMES L. ORSINI was named executive vice president, director of finance and operations at Saatchi & Saatchi New York. He was most recently chief operating officer at Omnicom's brand consultancy Interbrand, Inc.
PHIDERIKA FOUST has joined Scripps Networks as vice-president, business development. In this new position, Foust will be responsible for creating new business opportunities for Scripps Networks. Foust joins the company from Pedon Consulting, where she was a business strategy consultant.
Geary Interactive has named JASON EGNAL as chief operating officer, KEVIN HAWKE as director of client services and LESLI KIBAR as associate media director.
Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles has named PETER KANG, creative director, interactive and emerging technology; JOHN KING, interactive communications director; and ZACHARY GALLAGHER, idea management director, interactive. All three will work on the agency’s Toyota account.
JOANNE BRADFORD was promoted to corporate vice president of global sales & trade marketing at Microsoft.
JULIE FIELDS has been promoted to vice president of marketing at G4, up from vice president, creative services.
CHERYL BRINK has joined Scripps Networks research department as vice president, interactive research and analytics. Brink will lead all aspects of Scripps Networks interactive research. Most recently, Brink served as vice president of research and market intelligence for CNET.
Channel One has elevated BETH MAYALL to the newly created position of senior vice president, creative development, from vice president of interactive content.
kirshenbaum bond + partners has promoted JIM ANSTEY to partner, LIME public relations + promotion, a kbp partner company. In this new position, Anstey will continue to manage LIME’s promotions group. Anstey has been with the agency for five years, serving as vice president, brand action director.
KEVIN HEIN has been named regional sales manager, east coast at CNET (B2B brands).
DEBBIE YU has joined the New York Sales office of ABC Radio Networks as account executive. Yu is responsible for the sales efforts for ABC Radio Networks properties in the New York region.
RICK EISERMAN has been named North American managing partner of the Irvine office of Young & Rubicam Brands. In addition, DAN OLSON, currently Wunderman's managing director in Irvine, has expanded his role to chief operating officer, responsible for both Y&R and Wunderman. Eiserman joined Y&R in 1996 ans was a co-founder of BrandBuzz, an independent division of Young & Rubicam Brands.