Tuesday, January 23, 2007

    [x+1] named NANCY MARZOUK as vice president media sales, a newly created position. Prior to joining [x+1] Marzouk lead all strategic & business development initiatives as senior director of strategic development and partnerships at DRIVEpm.

    ANDREAS LINK has signed with HSI Productions for commercial representation in the U.S. and the U.K.

    KATHLEEN DELANEY has been named senior director of marketing at Dow Jones Indexes. Previously, Delaney served as director of business marketing at Factiva.

    T3 named PETE MATTHEWS as associate media director in its New York office. Matthews joins T3 from Beyond Interactive, where, as associate media director, he managed accounts in the Financial, Industrial, QSR and Travel industries.

    JOHN HESANO has been promoted to vice president/ general sales manager of Eastman Radio.

    DEBRA J. MENIN has been promoted to vice president/ national entertainment director for PARADE magazine. In her new role, Menin is responsible for managing the magazine’s Los Angeles and East Coast entertainment accounts. She joined PARADE as vice president/Los Angeles manager in 2003.

    MediaSpan hired PATRICK THOMAS in the newly created position of manager of network ad sales, west.Thomas was formerly at Blue Lithium, where he served as senior account executive.

    LISA KETTMAN-KERVINEN joined Worldwide Partners, Inc. as director of European operations. Kettman-Kervinen will concentrate on new-business generation, recruiting new partner agencies and facilitating joint-client relationships among current WPI partners in Europe.

    Kelliher Samets Volk hired MAGGIE MACDONALD as a project coordinator and SEAN COOLEY as a public relations fellow.

    CHRIS STORER joined VogtGoldstein as account supervisor, working on the agency’s SecureHorizons, Quorum Federal Credit Union and HB Nitkin accounts.

    The VIA Group hired RYAN BODEN as an account manager.

    BILL MUELLER joined Ames Scullin O’Haire as an account director, responsible for the Food Lion account, among others. Most recently, Mueller worked at Arnold Worldwide in St. Louis, most recently as executive vice president / director of account management with global responsibility on Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and other Brown-Forman spirits brands.

    FORREST HEALY returned to Sedgwick Rd. as co-creative director. He rejoins the agency from DDB where he worked on the Budweiser and Capital One accounts.

    RowenWarren named BEN CRUZ as chief creative officer.

    SANDY DRAYTON was named executive director of brand communications for Women's Health. Drayton joins Women's Health after serving 21 years at Time Inc., most recently as vice president, communications and television development for Entertainment Weekly.

    JUAN SAUX has been named director of the West Andean region for Draftfcb, responsible for the agency’s operations in Peru, Colombia and Ecuador. Saux most recently served as president of Draftfcb in Peru.

    TurnHere named JIM DIAZ chief operating officer, responsible for driving the strategic and operational leadership of TurnHere’s sales and marketing teams.

    JOHN BERNBACH, president of NTM, and a co-founder of the Omnicom Group, joined Eloda Corporation’s board of directors.

    Starcom MediaVest promoted CARLY FEINSTEIN, JACKIE LING, ALEXANDRA SZOSTCZUK and REBECCA TUMULTY to vice presidents.

    Scripps Networks hired CHRISTOPHER POWELL as executive vice president, human resources. Powell joins Scripps Networks from ING Group in Atlanta, where he served as vice president of organizational development and talent management.

    MARY ANN FRERMAN joined WestWayne as vice president creative department manager.

    ANTHONY ZUMPANO was named editor of brandchannel.com, where he will oversee all coverage of branding and advertising. Prior to joining brandchannel, he served as senior editor at Information Builders.

    Wirestone named BRIAN ADDISON as director of brand strategy in the Chicago office. Addison will be responsible for creating and leading marketing strategy for a range of clients that includes Johnson & Johnson, Jim Beam Brands, Motorola and SunCom Wireless. Prior to joining Wirestone, Addison spent three years with Beam Global Sprits and Wine, most recently as U.S. Brand Manager for Jim Beam.

    Big Fish named MATT BAXTER to vice president multi-platform marketing. Most recently, Baxter was a supervising producer with MTV News, where he served as the most senior staff member of the MTV News and Documentaries west coast operation.

    Genex promoted CHRIS MULDAUR from media supervisor to associate media director and hired MELANIE DE LEON as client partner. Most recently, De Leon was managing producer at Tandberg Television.

    STEPHANIE A. RUDNICK joined Momentum Worldwide as communications director.

    HAROLD GELLER was named senior vice president, AAAA digital initiatives. Geller is responsible for all AAAA digital initiatives, including promotion and sales of Ad-ID.

    BETH-ANN EASON joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as senior vice president of the Internet division. Eason joins MSLO from Yahoo! Inc., where she served as vice president, category development for the past four years.

    The Media Kitchen promoted IMIR LEVEQUE from associate director to group director. In this new role he will oversee Panasonic, UNICEF and Mohegan Sun, and play a role in brand planning and new business.

    Enversa named NAOMI BRADFORD as business development manager, JON COOKE as account manager and FELICIA ROBINSON as business development coordinator.

    Comcast Spotlight promoted MARK ALTSCHULER to senior director of national sales. He has been director of national sales for Comcast Spotlight since 2002.

    Deep Focus named CHRISTIAN BORGES as senior director, publicity. Borges was previously at 5W Public Relations, where he spearheaded the Evian Water account.

    Meyer & Wallis hired BETSY ALLEN as an account supervisor, JULES MILLER as print production manager and promoted MEGAN SNOW from art director to senior art director.

    Asterix Group hired EDGAR ARCE as director of client services and consumer segments. Most recently, Arce held a variety of positions at Nike, including director of multicultural business for Nike USA.

    Jumpstart Automotive Media hired MIKE DETURRIS, MIKE BONETTI and ANDY HAZY as sales mangers in the company’s Detroit office.

    TIMOTHY CALLAHAN was named marketing director at Inc. magazine. Callahan was formerly business development director for The Wall Street Journal.

    SESHADRI SAMPATH has been named regional director for BBDO in Singapore, overseeing the agency's P&G; and ICI Dulux businesses. He was most recently CEO of BBDO Singapore. In addition, JEAN PAUL BURGE will move from Hong Kong to Singapore to take on the role of BBDO Singapore. Lastly, ROD STROTHER was named managing director of Proximity.