Tuesday, September 11, 2007

    TODD STANLEY joined Digitas as senior vice president, marketing. Stanley joins the agency after 10 years at Lowe Worldwide, where he was most recently president of the Toronto office.

    Deutsch New York promoted CECELIA BLOCK from associate director of benefits and training to vice president, associate director of benefits and training.

    Strategis named MICHAEL SAVAGE as an account coordinator.

    Toth Brand Imaging promoted TYRONE SAYERS to group account director, up from account supervisor.

    SCOTT WILLARD joined FUSE/ideas as account executive.

    Carat promoted MEGAN HORNE to account supervisor, up from account executive.


    MONEY named PAUL LIM a senior editor and JANICE REVELL a senior writer. DONNA ROSATO was promoted to senior writer.

    Azoogle.com named MICHAEL SPROUSE chief marketing officer. He joins the company from Playboy Enterprises, where he served as senior vice president of marketing.

    JEAN CLAUDE CANCEDDA was hired as creative director, print and broadcast design, Sundance Channel. Cancedda will oversee all on- and off-air creative design and execution for Sundance Channel and all key elements related to the Sundance Channel brand. Cancedda served as design director for the Food Network where he supervised the creation and execution of all on and off air network campaigns including new series launches, show packaging, and tune in spots.

    YASH EGAMI was promoted to editor-in-chief of one. a magazine. Egami will continue to oversee the planning, assigning and writing for each issue, in addition to taking over chief editorial tasks from founding editor WARREN BERGER, who will now assume the role of editor-at-large.

    Riot/New York added CHRISTOPHER "PINK" BONNSTETTER as the company's new CG supervisor, responsible for expanding the New York CG/visual effects operations of the company.

    Moroch Partners opened a Rochester office and hired HEIDI BAUMER as senior supervisor. Baumer previously worked as a management supervisor for Arnold.

    Active Athlete Media appointed MARTI FUNK as vice president, client solutions and insights. Most recently, she served as vice president, digital distribution and partner strategy for Real Branding.

    MARK JANNOT, Editor of Bonnier Corporation's Popular Science, has been promoted to editor-in-chief of both Popular Science and the soon to be launched Science Illustrated.

    Glam Media named RALF HIRT as vice president, International. In this position, Hirt, formerly the vice president of operations & strategic partnerships for DoubleClick, will drive Glam Media's international development strategy.

    Powered named DAVID SETTLE as chief financial officer. He most recently served as co-founder and CFO of Mirage Networks.

    OLIVIA DUPUIS was named director, corporate communications for Rainbow Media. Previously, Dupuis was an account director at Goodman Media International, where she planned and executed communication campaigns for television and media clients.

    RICHARD BENNINGTON joined Digitas, Chicago as general manager. Bennington joined the agency from Ignition Advertising, where as president and chief executive officer he led daily operations for the startup agency.

    Topix hired MICHAEL LINTON as vice president of sales. Linton joins the company from Technorati, where he served as director of sales.

    BRIAN STEEL, former president of Yahoo!'s international search marketing, was named chief executive officer of Podbridge. Additionally, JEFF KARNES was named vice president of marketing & products.

    GLEN CARUSO joined TACODA as director of southeast advertising sales in Atlanta and CARY GOSS was named director of Midwest advertising sales in Chicago.

    BRIAN KASTELEIN joined Euro RSCG Discovery as general manager. Most recently, he launched and grew the Integrated Analytics practice for Arnold Worldwide.

    CHRIS JOHNSON joined Zillow as the advertising operations campaign manager. AMY BRAZIL joined the company as an account executive. She previously served as the national advertising sales manager at Move.com. Lastly, JASON ROSS joined the company as advertising solutions manager. Previously he was a sales planner at Microsoft.

    CHARITY CURLEY joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as vice president, editorial director for Internet. Prior to joining the company, she worked for several years at HGTV.com, where she served as vice president, responsible for all content development, strategy and business initiatives for the Home & Garden category Web site.

    BARBARA HAMILTON joined R/GA as executive creative director on the Johnson & Johnson account. Most recently, she was vice president, associate creative director at Digitas, where she worked for eight years on a variety of accounts including American Express.

    Adamson Advertising named idea director JASON PARKS a principal in the agency. Parks is the agency's fourth current principal.

    CHRIS COLAROSSI was promoted to director of business development, Entertainment Group at MTV Networks.

    STEPHEN A. THORPEY was promoted to advertising sales manager at CBS Television Stations Digital Media Group, up from advertising sales coordinator.

    Opt-Intelligence hired PAUL FUSCO as chief revenue officer. Fusco most recently served as vice president at Oberon Media in New York.