USA Network promoted CHRIS MCCUMBER, senior vice president of marketing and brand strategy, to executive vice president of marketing, digital and brand strategy.
CARRIE FROLICH, PARTICK CARTMEL and JEANNE CLARK have been promoted from senior partners to managing partners at MEC Interaction.
JASON KLARMAN was named general manager, Oxygen Media.
LORI O'CONNOR was promoted to eastern sales manager for TV Guide magazine. Previously, she served as New York sales manager.
DDB Chicago named ASHLEY VINSON and MATT ABRAMSON as senior producer of integrated creative and producer, respectively.
Litton Entertainment named THOMAS S. WARNER as vice president, regional sales. He joins the company following a thirteen-year stint with Sony Pictures Television as senior vice president of domestic sales.
CHRISTINE STELL was promoted to media sales manager in Yahoo's European SMB unit. She will manage a team of Pan European Sales reps in the Barcelona office.
BBDO New York named ELYSE HOELZER as director of engagement mapping. Hoelzer joins BBDO from OMD, where she was most recently managing director, North American global accounts.
Firstborn named TOM WALKER as executive director for Firstborn Los Angeles. Most recently, Walker was director of interactive at Venables Bell & Partners in San Francisco, where he managed all aspects of the interactive process for clients such as HBO, Audi, Barclay's and Slim Jim.
PAUL ABATEMARCO, most recently vice president and head of sales for Radium, joined Stardust Studios as the executive producer for its Santa Monica office.
OLSON opened a San Francisco office, hiring hired creative director TAMARA CRAWFORD to lead the initiative. NICOLAS WILL and MASON YARNELL were tapped as business partners.
KRISTOPHER HANSON joined Wieden+Kennedy Portland as executive interactive producer. In addition, MARCELINO ALVAREZ was elevated to co-executive interactive producer.
JEFF NICHOLSON was named account manager for National Geographic Adventure magazine. Most recently, Nicholson was account manager at Conde Nast's Golf Digest. In addition, BRYAN KINKADE has been promoted to director, travel and tourism.
Titan Worldwide promoted DAVID ETHERINGTON to senior vice president, worldwide marketing director. Etherington will relocate from the U.K. to New York and be responsible for leading the company's worldwide marketing and advertising efforts.
Carrafiello Diehl & Associates hired DIANE WADE and JODY RAWDIN as senior vice president, associate creative directors. The team comes to CDA from Grey Global Group, where they worked together since 1999.
MSG Media appointed MARC MONDRY as senior coordinating producer: original programming, features and post-production and LYDIA MURPHY-STEPHANS as executive vice president of programming and production.
AKQA hired SCOTT LINZER as director of search marketing. Previously, he was with McCann Worldgroup as director of search marketing working on Microsoft and Nortel Networks.
Avenue A | Razorfish named DON BRUNS as a user experience lead, JEDD DAVIS as a strategy director; RON WESSELS as associate creative director; CRYSTAL ANDERSON as a senior project manager; LAUREN FERNANDES as an account director; SAM HASKIN as director of business development; and PIERRE TEHRANY as a senior technical architect.
Hill Holliday tapped LEANDRO LENS MINARELLI as art director for Chili's, Dunkin' Donuts, and agency new business efforts. Minarelli joins Hill Holliday from Leo Burnett Detroit, where he worked on campaigns for Pontiac and Cadillac.
Cactus hired SHANNA GRIMES as account executive.
STEFAN D. KOGLER has been named executive vice president, creative director, new and alternative media at Campbell-Ewald. Most recently, Kogler was director of interactive and new media at Doner Advertising.
DENNY WILKINSON was named CEO of etc.tv Inc.