STEVEN YEE was named president of Scientific American.
Azoogle.com named DAVID A. GRAFF as general counsel.
90octane named JENNIFER BACHNER as marketing coordinator.
CHRISTY TANNER was promoted to editor-in-chief of TV Guide Online. She will retain her position as vice president of marketing.
Glam Media named JOHN TRIMBLE as evp of sales. In this newly created position, Trimble, formerly senior vice president of advertising sales for Fox Interactive Media, will oversee advertising sales for new audiences and markets.
Interevco promoted BETH RENOV to marketing consultant and added ALLISON LAMBROZA and HOWARD FEINBLATT to Interevco's online ad sales team.
North American Membership Group named FABIO FREYRE to lead North American Media Group, the company's media division, as its executive vice president.
Hospital Media Network named KENNETH B. SMALLWOOD as vice president, national accounts.
Hunt Adkins made group creative director MARK FAIRBANKS an agency partner. Fairbanks will become the creative lead on all new business efforts, and will retain responsibilities for the agency's Schwan's Home Service, Guinness Atkinson, Al Frank Asset Management, American Red Cross and other accounts.
ContextWeb hired RYAN BECKER as vice president, publisher development; STEPHEN KRIKELIS as vice president of operations; RAJIV KEWALRAMANI as vice president, architecture and development; and DEREK BRINKMAN as vice president, product management.
Bombastic named SUSIE BERRY as director of business development.
Sigma Group promoted TONY PUCCA to creative director and hired CARL SORVINO and TIMOTHY STAPLETON as associate creative directors.
VINCENT KRSULICH was named advertising director of National Geographic Kids. He joined National Geographic Magazine Group in 2003 as account manager.
STEVE BUERGER joined Starcom USA as president and chief strategy officer. Buerger will be responsible for the agency's new business activities and the development of its Consumer Context Planning practice for generating actionable insights. Prior to joining Starcom, Buerger was senior vice president of client solutions at AOL.
LAURENCE VINCENT was named group director, strategy of Siegel+Gale's Los Angeles office.
IDG Research Services vice president JANET KING was promoted to general manager of that business unit and CHARLES LEE was named vice president of business development in Corporate Sales at IDG Communications. Lee formerly served as vice president of program management.
Organic promoted AMANDA VAN NUYS to vice president of corporate marketing and hired DENIS MOORE as vice president of finance. Most recently, Moore was the CFO of Wieden + Kennedy, Portland.
Sigma Group hired ALEXIS COSTA as a media planner and PRACHI GOKHALE as a senior copywriter.
JOSH STINCHCOMB was named associate publisher for WIRED Digital. In addition, CAITIE MURPHY was named director of integrated marketing for WIRED Media.
EMMANUEL ORDING joins PJA Advertising and Marketing as a multimedia designer.
HAILEY SLOANE joined Strategis as an account coordinator.
Fuse promoted ANDY MEYER to vice president, development & original series. Meyer will be responsible for guiding the network's strategy in original series, and overseeing the development and production of all long-form programming.
ScanScout hired CARY MUNK as a senior account executive; KIM BROWN as sales director, west; PHILIP BRADEN as vice president product management; and ERWIN CASTELLANOS as vice president, publisher services.
MAURO ALENCAR joined Publicis Modem West as executive vice president and executive creative director. He joins the company from Organic, San Francisco, where he served as executive creative director.
Meredith Corporation named DEBRA BRANDT publisher for Traditional Home magazine. Brandt most recently served as publisher of New York Home and Absolute magazines.
Centro hired JAY KELTY as an account executive.
JOANNA ABEL was named director of marketing for Rapt.
MWW Group promoted LAUREN SELIKOFF to chief marketing officer.
NANCY HALLBERG returns to The Parenting Group as chief strategy officer. Hallberg had previously been group vice president, marketing at The Parenting Group from 2004 to 2006 before joining Condé Nast as director of custom research for online and consumer marketing.
JOE LAGANI joined Glam Media as vice president and general manager of GlamLiving. In this newly created position, Lagani, formerly vice president, publisher for House & Garden, will launch and set the strategic direction for Glam's new living channel on Glam.com.
Merkle hired PAUL BOWMAN as managing director, customer strategies.
Litton Entertainment hired BRIAN BYRNE as executive vice president/media sales. Most recently, Byrne was a senior vice president for The Media Group.
DOUGLAS CRAIG was promoted to senior vice president, digital media operations for Discovery Communications, responsible for managing the content strategy for Discovery On Demand and Discovery Mobile.
Underscore Marketing hired STEPHEN DONALDSON as media director.
OgilvyAction, the global brand activation arm of The Ogilvy Group, reorganized its North American operations. JAY FARRELL moves into the chairmanship role of OgilvyAction North America, having previously served as the North American chief executive officer of OgilvyAction. JACK ROONEY takes on the role of chief executive officer. He was formerly chief executive officer of Campbell Mithun.
LISA FAGIANO was named a media supervisor on the Coors account at Draftfcb.
Euro RSCG Worldwide hired ROBERT KLEMAN as an executive creative director and JASON LEVINE as a creative director. Kleman joins from TBWAChiatDay where he was an associate creative director and Levine joins from Publicis where he served as senior vice president and creative director.
KD&E hired DAVID HANDOG as online media buyer, responsible for planning and buying online and interactive advertising for the video game segment. FREDERICK NAVARRETE was named account executive, where he will steward several video game titles.
MARK WILLS was named group managing director of mcgarrybowen's account management department to help manage its client roster as well as grow its existing client base and capabilities. Wills most recently worked for Ogilvy & Mather New York where he ran the International American Express account.