MICHAEL GRINDELL joined WestWayne as senior vice president/director of human resources. Prior to launching a management consultancy, Grindell served as group director, talent acquisition at Coca-Cola.
BusinessWeek has tapped ANDREW HORTON as art director, responsible for the design of the print publication and for oversight of the art, photo and graphic departments. Before joining BusinessWeek, he served as freelance art director at numerous titles including New York, Newsweek, Men’s Journal, and Rolling Stone.
Centro has promoted MAUREEN MALUNGCOT to manager, marketing communications.
Burgess Advertising & Associates hired LYNNE (KIP) KIPPAX as vice president creative strategy and PEKKA PAAVONPERA as director of public relations.
JOSH DAMMERS was named national advertising director of Meredith Interest Media. Dammers replaces BRIAN KIGHTLINGER, who was promoted to publisher of Midwest Living magazine. Dammers most recently served as national advertising director for Condé Nast Bridal Media.
HYPR has relaunched as DiGennaro Communications and hired BELLE LENZ as account director and THERESA PITI as office manager.
JOHN MOORE has been named to the newly created position of director of ideas and innovation at Mullen. Moore, who has been with Mullen for nine years, was most recently senior vice president, group media director in the agency's mediaHUB unit.
VINCENT M. MANZI has been hired as vice president / general sales manager at WTXF-FOX 29. He will be responsible for overseeing all business and administrative functions of the WTXF sales department.
VNU Business Media has named SCOTT PIERCE vice president, Travel Group. Pierce will be responsible for the planning, marketing, sales and P&L of VNU Business Media’s travel portfolio.
MICHAEL E. PARDI has been named senior vice president and BRIAN ARNOLD, KRISTIN L. BLUMREICH, BEATRICE A. MANZELLA, LYNETTE K. MCCOMBS and JEREMY A. MIRAL have been named vice presidents at Campbell-Ewald.
GARRICK SCHMITT was promoted from vice president of user experience to lead the National User Experience team at Avenue A | Razorfish. In addition, DAVID TOWERS has joined the company as vice president, managing director, Los Angeles and GREG POMARO was named vice president and director of media in the Seattle office.
Stardust Studios named TREVOR SHEPARD as art director for the company's West Coast office.
PENNY WOODS joined PARADE magazine’s Chicago sales department as an account executive. Woods joins the company from Gannett Inc., where she was an account executive at USA Weekend.
LUAN TRAN joined WhitePages.com as regional vice president of ad sales for the Western Region. Most recently he served as vice president, regional sales of the United Online Media Group.
XOS Technologies has added STEVE DAVIS as senior Internet sports marketing manager and JOHN ADAMS as ad sales manager.
KAREN BARTAL joined Think Partnership as director of advertiser relations. She most recently was a search media strategist for Microsoft's adCenter platform.
Reprise Media named DAN KASHMAN vice president of corporate development and promoted JOEL LAPP, JOHN CHAN and CHRISTINE KING.
W!LDBRAIN named LISA ROSE as director of public relations and marketing. Rose most recently served as manager, Warner Bros. Television Publicity, where she managed publicity campaigns for dramas, comedies, animated series and mini-series airing on network and cable television.
LISA ECKEL, JEANILLE TUMEY and DANIELLE BROSE joined imc² as project managers. KAREN ANGELUCCI was named account manager, and YVONNE CONNOLLY was named executive assistant.
TRACY SCHRODER joined PJA Advertising and Marketing as an associate creative director.
CHRIS CONNAUGHTON joined 24/7 Real Media as director, search and media sales to the Midwest/west coast outside sales team. Most recently, Cunningham was an account executive with Citysearch.com.
MARY P. KWAN has been named president of Goody’s, a family apparel retailer. Kwan will oversee merchandising, licensing and planning, allocation, product development and design, quality assurance, sourcing, marketing and e-commerce. Prior to joining Goody’s, Kwan served as senior vice president for Quiksilver Incorporated where Kwan led the merchandising and design efforts for the Roxy brand.