Carat Fusion promoted CHRISTINE PETERSON to media director of the agency’s New York office. Previously, Peterson served as associate media director.
MARK TAYLOR was named Wunderman's first chief marketing technologist. Globally, he retains his role of managing the compliance, control and development of the agency's technology infrastructure. In addition, THOM KENNON was named vice president, account director (digital) on the Nationwide account and BOB ESTRADA was named account director (digital) on Chevron.
The VIA Group hired DAN O’DONNELL as a group strategy director. O’Donnell will be responsible for managing VIA’s TD Banknorth business.
MATTHEW O’GRADY was named president of Claritas, a service of The Nielsen Company that provides marketing information and target marketing services. He succeeds ROBERT NASCENZI, who resigned last month. O’Grady has been with Claritas since 1990, previously serving as executive vice president of sales and service, responsible for managing all client relationships.
CHRISTOPHER BARRY was promoted to senior vice president, digital media & business strategy at Sundance Channel. Barry joined Sundance Channel in 2003 as executive director, business planning and operations.
Hanger Network hired MATT LEVINE to lead its San Francisco operations. Most recently he was the western regional account executive for American Lawyer Media.
TOM FLYNN, formerly advertising director at Sales & Marketing Management magazine, is now the national advertising director at Golf Digest Digital.
TruePresence hired JOHN KIRBY as chief operating officer.
DAVID A. LINABURY, KAREN N. CAMPBELL, HELEN R. GILES and MAUREEN R. JOHNSTON have been named senior vice presidents and CASEY L. INGLE and CHRISTOPHER F. MORITZ have been named vice presidents at Campbell-Ewald.
MediaVest USA elevated MARSTON ALLEN, MARLA KAPLOWITZ and PAM ZUCKER to executive vice president.
FORTUNE named ALLAN SLOAN as senior editor at large. He previously served as Newsweek’s Wall Street editor.
BRIAN BERNIER joined PJA Advertising and Marketing as associate creative director.
ANDY BERNDT and MICHELLE BOTTOMLEY have been named co-presidents of Ogilvy New York, while HARVEY KIPNIS is now chief growth officer for Ogilvy North America. Berndt was previously managing director of Ogilvy & Mather, New York. Bottomley and Kipnis previously shared the title of co-managing directors of OgilvyOne New York.
STEFANIE RAPP was named advertising director for Town & Country magazine and its additional titles, Town & Country Travel and Town & Country Weddings. She replaces LESLEY CAMPOY, who left the company. Rapp recently served as beauty sales development director for W Magazine.
VALERIE HILL was promoted to director of studio services at Eric Mower and Associates. In addition, SHANNON P. BURKE was promoted to senior media planner/buyer and HEATHER M. YATES was elevated to senior interactive designer.
Time Inc. named HOWARD AVERILL as chief financial officer. Most recently Averill served as executive vice president and CFO of NBC Television Group.
Red Tettemer created a media department that blends account planning, media planning and creative. RACHEL TIMMERMAN is leading the initiative as creative media strategist. She joins the agency from Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
DAVID JOHNSON joined TBC Advertising & Public Relations. He most recently worked for BBDO/New York as a senior vice president/creative director.
The SMG Board of Directors has elected four MediaVest employees to senior vice president: KELLY ANDREWS, BRIAN CAHILL, ANDREW HEBDEN and DAVID SHIFFMAN, In addition KATHLEEN DUNDAS was elevated to vice president.
BEN FRUEHAUF was promoted to the position of creative director at Campbell Mithun. Fruehauf previously served as vice president/associate creative director.
DAN CASSIDY was promoted from director of network development to vice president of media & strategic partnerships at Undertone Networks.
TNS Media Intelligence named DWIGHT GREEN as vice president, strategy and business development and MATTHEW SULLIVAN as sales director, eastern region for AdScope. In addition, WENDY NEWELL was promoted to vice president, western region sales and service and TODD ISAACSON was promoted to vice president, national interactive business development.
GARY MARENZI joined Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios as co-president of worldwide television, sharing overall responsibility for the division with JIM PACKER.
Avenue A | Razorfish named DARIN BROWN as the agency’s first chief strategy officer. Brown will lead the agency’s discipline areas, including analytics, strategy, technology, media, creative design, search, user experience and enterprise solutions.
AdOn Network named STEVE ARMSTRONG as president and CEO, replacing CHAD LITTLE. Armstrong served as vice president of operations & finance since 2003.
OLSON named NOAH WILL as writer. He joins the agency from WONGDOODY Seattle.
JOHN MCDONALD was promoted to director, affiliate marketing for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel.
Billboard named STACEY GROSS as marketing director. In her new role, Gross will oversee the Integrated Marketing team and the promotional efforts for the Billboard portfolio.
NATIRA MCDERMOTT was promoted to director of communications for Lowe New York, up from director of business development.
KD&E named STEWART ROBERTS as broadcast director; LILY TRIANTIFILLOU as interactive director; MICHELLE LoSAPIO as online buyer; and NICOLE GLUBO as outdoor buyer. She replaces CAROL GILLARD, who is leaving the industry to pursue a career in publishing.
GORDON ROBERTSON joined MARC USA as svp/group creative director for the Pittsburgh office. Robertson most recently served as executive creative director of SWAY Creative Group where he led work for PepsiAmericas, Macy’s and Comcast SportsNet.
Lending.com named JAMES CROLLEY as chief marketing officer. Most recently, Crolley worked at hotels.com where he oversaw the company’s marketing and advertising efforts both on and offline.
Agency.com named MICHAEL WINTER as media director for its New York office. Winter joins Agency.com from Beyond Interactive where he was vice president, media director, working for clients including 3M, NetBank, Bayer, Playtex and Allergan.
GIL BEYDA was promoted to executive vice president, corporate strategy & development at TACODA. He previously served as chief technology officer and vice president/engineering.
TODD ANTHONY was hired as creative director at CNET Entertainment, responsible for Gamespot, MP3.com and TV.com.
VideoEgg named ADAM KLEIN as president. He most recently served as the executive vice president of strategy and business development at EMI Music.
CYNTHIA NOLAN joined Campbell-Ewald as executive vice president, account director. Nolan is responsible for National City Bank, University of Michigan Health System, Campbell-Ewald Health, and will contribute to the agency’s ongoing new business initiatives. She joins Campbell-Ewald from United Nations World Food Programme, New York, where she was a member of its senior executive team.