JANNINE RÉGIS joined The Gate Worldwide as director of new business development. Régis most recently served as senior vice president, marketing director at TargetCast tcm.
TRACY N. LEHMANN was named director of media planning for Inter/Media Advertising, serving on the agency’s ditech.com account. Most recently, Lehmann was senior media planner and supervisor at G2 Direct & Digital.
MEC Bravo, the Hispanic communications division of Mediaedge:cia, has named TANIA VILLALON as account director, working primarily on Astra Zeneca brands. Villalon joins MEC Bravo from del Rivero Messianu DDB, where she managed the creative, production and media duties for several U.S. Hispanic accounts, including Royal Caribbean, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Clean & Clear, Anheuser-Busch, Neutrogena and Nokia.
JENNIFER CASERTA was named executive vice president and general manager for fuse. Caserta joins the company from IFC where she served as senior vice president of marketing, overseeing all trade and consumer marketing initiatives for the network, including advertising campaigns, promotions and special events.
TAXI hired STEWART DEVLIN as design creative director and SCOTT BASSEN as associate creative director.
MAX HEGERMAN was named svp, new business director at Energy BBDO. Hegerman comes to the agency from Euro RSCG Worldwide where he was most recently managing director.
AKQA named SCOTT SYMONDS as executive media director, responsible for developing the agency’s online media and search business. Symonds joins AKQA from Agency.com’s San Francisco office where he was media director for brands including eBay, 21st Century Insurance and Wells Fargo.
Enterprise IG named DREW ZOLLER vice president, business development, overseeing new business development for the agency across the U.S.
Corbis hired SARAH MCCARTHY as sales director to head the Corbis Australia office.
Boelter + Lincoln promoted BRIAN MICHALAK to senior art director and ANGIE DORRINGTON to senior account executive.
EyeWonder named MICHAEL ROSNER as vice president of global sales, overseeing EyeWonder’s domestic and international sales organization.
ADTECH opened a new office in San Francisco, tapping LAURA TELLEZ as senior sales manager for US West.
JEFF ODIORNE joined Neiman Group as partner and executive creative director. Odiorne co-founded San Francisco-based Odiorne Wilde Narraway & Partners, first home of the EA Sports business. In addition to co-founding OWN&P, Odiorne has held post at agencies such as: Young and Rubicam, Chiat Day Toronto, Goldberg Moser O'Neil and Hal Riney & Partners.
Cramer-Krasselt named KEN ERKE as vp group creative director, MICHAEL BAER as svp group account director and BRIAN NIENHAUS as svp group account director.
ELINOR SHIELDS joined the Huffington Post as managing editor, responsible for overseeing day-to-day editorial operations. Shields joins The Huffington Post from the BBC in London, where she was a senior journalist on the Web site's world desk.
Moroch Partners named VINCE LOPRESTI as creative director, is responsible for all creative duties on the Mrs. Baird's and DFW Airport accounts. ROXANNE SCOTT was hired as art director for Citracal, DFW Airport and McDonald's accounts.
PAUL CAPAROTTA was promoted as senior manager, digital marketing at Ubisoft.
DAVID C. HEATH has been promoted to vice president of program sales, Canada for Twentieth Century Fox/Incendo Television Distribution.
Discovery Networks Group named TOM COSGROVE senior vice president of programming for Discovery Channel, Discovery Times Channel, The Science Channel, and Military Channel. In addition, JEFF GOLDBERG was named vice president of programming and scheduling and HANNAH BECKERMAN was named director of development. Cosgrove will direct and manage the programming activities for the networks' linear and new media platforms.
SunCom Wireless named JANE PASSANTINO as executive director of advertising and brand management. Passantino will be responsible for managing all aspects of SunCom’s advertising and brand programs.
ZULEMA ARROYO joined GlobalHue New York as account director for Verizon Wireless. CARLOS PÉREZ joined the agency as senior art director on the Verizon Wireless account. ALEX MONTERO comes to the agency as copywriter on the Verizon Wireless account. Lastly, ROBERT FABRICIO is art director for the agency’s New York office.
MARK A. HELLER was named director of west coast sales for CPX Interactive, overseeing sales efforts of the Los Angeles office.
MATT ORSER and ALVARO RAMOS SOLANES were named art directors at la comunidad. Orser joins the agency from Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis, where he worked on campaigns for Harley-Davidson, Porsche, Rapala, and NWA. Solanes joins from Leo Burnett Lima, Peru, where he oversaw work for clients including Mitsubishi, Diageo, Visa, Procter & Gamble, Samsung and Pacifico Insurance.
Turner Broadcasting System named BETH GOSS as executive vice president of Cartoon Network’s Ad Sales, Marketing and Enterprises group. Goss spent the past seven years working for Universal Pictures in a variety of executive marketing and licensing positions.
Marketing Management Analytics named JOHN D. CLAYTON as vice president, account management. Clayton joins MMA from MarketShare Partners, where he managed accounts in the automotive, entertainment, travel, and brokerage industries.
MICHAEL SMALL has been named the general manager for Radar Online. He most recently served as the editor-in-chief of RollingStone.com.
VNU Business Media has appointed SHEREEN ABUZOBAA its group marketing director for Travel, Performance and Marketing Services. Previously, Abuzobaa was the senior marketing director at Comverse Technology.
DENISE GUNDZIK was promoted to media buyer/planner at Bader Rutter & Associates in the agency’s media department. Gundzik joined the agency in 2005 as an assistant media buyer/planner.
KATHLEEN BROOKBANKS, managing director of the Midwest region at OMD, will now serve as managing director of organizational development for OMD in the U.S. In her new role, Brookbanks will direct the design, planning and implementation of corporate organizational development programs, policies and procedures. Replacing her is WILLIAM GORSKI, who was named managing director of the Midwest region. Gorski joins OMD from DraftFCB-Chicago, where he served as executive vice president, chief account services officer.
Barkley hired JAN-ERIC ANDERSON as vp, group media director. In his new role, he will be responsible for consumer connection planning on Barkley’s largest client, Sonic Drive-In. Anderson formerly served as vp, media director at Starcom Worldwide, where he was responsible for clients such as Allstate, Miller Brewing Company, U.S. Army and The Coca-Cola Company.