Simmons Research named STEVE WALSH SVP, director of sales; SARAH THOMSON as the director of west coast advertiser sales; and DREW SIMPSON as vice president and director of Experian local market services.
HEATHER HOYT joined Cultivator Advertising & Design as a designer, working on the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Keystone Resort and Denver Rescue Mission accounts.
McKee Wallwork Cleveland named JONATHAN LEWIS as account coordinator.
Avenue A | Razorfish named MATTHEW COMSTOCK as vice president of the customer insight group and KEITH FITZGERALD as a technical architect.
NATHAN COOPER joined R/GA as executive creative director, a newly created position. Cooper will lead the overall creative direction for the agency’s UK clients and help build out the offering in London.
RANDI FELTON has been named senior director, ad sales research for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. Most recently, Felton was a research manager at Turner Broadcasting.
GARY KLEINMAN was promoted to vice president, associate publisher for TV Guide magazine, up from vice president, national advertising director. In addition, CHRISTY TANNER was promoted to vice president, marketing and online network development for TVGuide.com.
JOHN GEOGHEGAN was named executive search consultant for Bialla & Associates.
WENDA HARRIS MILLARD, most recently the chief sales officer at Yahoo, has left the company to take on the role of president of media at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
OLSON named TROY LONGIE as creative director. Longie joined the agency from mono, where he served as creative director for brands such as Sesame Street, General Mills, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and PBS.
MARK SANDERS was named chief financial officer, North America at Mediaedge:cia. Prior to joining MEC, Sanders was chief financial officer at Initiative US.
R/GA hired LUANE KOHNKE as managing director of data intelligence. Most recently, Kohnke was senior vice president, strategic services at Wunderman New York.
The Hollywood Reporter named ROSE EINSTEIN as vice president, associate publisher. Most recently, Einstein was vice president, advertising sales for Netflix.
COLLEEN CALLINAN joined Centro as account executive in the Chicago office.
ScanScout hired TOM BOSCO as director of sales, East and WILMA MCDANIEL as director of marketing.
T3 promoted KATE DONAHO and CHRIS WOOSTER to group creative directors.
TIM EATON was appointed senior account director for Channel M’s Dallas office. Most recently, Eaton worked as the marketing manager for the Sports and Events division of the Radio Shack Corporation.
The Interpublic Emerging Media Lab appointed RAQUEL KROUSE as vice president, director of healthcare. Most recently, Krouse was a digital marketing consultant, providing strategic direction and planning support to traditional agencies looking to leverage the digital landscape for their healthcare clients.
MARY JEANNE CAVANAGH was promoted to executive vice president of advertising sales at Oxygen. Cavanagh will oversee all aspects of the company’s advertising sales department including regional sales, direct response and the company’s integrated sales efforts. She previously served as senior vice president of national ad sales.
Euro RSCG Chicago named JOHN RAUSCH as SVP/group creative director on the Sprint account. In addition, the agency promoted ANDERS DA SILVA from associate creative director to creative director on Sprint, and MERRIDETH KALIL from copywriter to associate creative director on Cabot, Powershares and new business.
Alcone Marketing Group named CHRISTINA DOWNEY as vice president, group account director in the Chicago office. Downey joins Alcone from Ryan Partnership where she was a vice president.
DAVID LEBOW was named president and chief executive officer of Internet Broadcasting. Lebow was previously executive vice president and general manager of AOL Media Networks.
The Sawtooth Group created a new division called Sawtooth Health, to be led by managing partner, PATRICIA LITTLE.
Gospel Music Channel promoted BARBARA BEKKEDAHL to president, advertising sales and sales operations.
STEVE LINDSLEY was named vice president and general manager of Comcast Spotlight. Lindsley manages all advertising sales in the Salt Lake City and Albuquerque markets.
Kilgannon hired JONATHAN GINBURG as brand manager and JAMIE I. KEELING as media planner, brand contact.
SCOTT WILLARD joined FUSE/ideas as account executive and ALEC RADZIKOWSKI joined as vice president and general manager.
Booyah Networks hired JUSTIN EHLY as regional sales director for the company’s online video ad serving division, SpotXchange. He will run the company’s West Coast advertising sales division.
PowerPact named SANDRA SOLIZ as client services supervisor on the Sony account; DAVID SHANKS as global executive creative director and ROBERT CHANDLER as digital executive creative director.
IVillage named MICHAEL GUTKOWSKI as chief operating officer. Gutkowski is charged with implementing the company's strategic path and for managing day-to-day operations for all iVillage Properties.
MayoSeitz Media promoted ADAM YANSICK to VP, director, strategic communications and MARY TYRRELL to associate director, strategic communications.
RICHARD BRADLEY was named executive editor of 02138 magazine.
MTV Networks’ Entertainment Group promoted JON SLUSSER to senior vice president, Spike digital and video games.
OLSON named CHRIS LAWRENCE account director and vice president. Lawrence joins the agency from Fallon, where he was most recently a group account director.