Wednesday, May 28, 2008

    Hill Holliday named JAY HISELMAN as senior vice president and group media director for the agency Boston's office. LENORA CUSHING joined the agency's Boston office as senior vice president and director of broadcast business affairs. Lastly, ERIC CHAO was named associate creative director, interactive. named KATHRYN KELLY vice president of media and marketing. named ELIZABETH ROSE chief digital officer.

    RICH ESPINOZA has been named vice president, western region sales at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. Espinoza most recently served as director, western region sales at the company.

    Falconhead Capital named SCOTT DICKEY chief operating officer and chief marketing officer of Competitor Group, Inc.

    Initiative hired CAROLYN DUBI as senior vice president, director, print. Dubi was previously vice president, North America planning director for Starcom MediaVest Group, leading the Samsung account.

    Channel One Network named MARC FELLER as senior account executive, JOHN CARLO as senior account executive, and KYLE NATHAN as account executive.

    Cenergy Communications named LEE ROBINSON as director of experiential marketing, a new position.

    Javelin Direct named JASON BROWN director, client services. Prior to rejoining Javelin Direct, Brown worked at PMSI as director, account services.

    LORI DICKER was named vice president of interactive media for Fanscape. She was formerly vice president, digital media at Ascent Media Group.

    Crackle, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, named SETH SCHREINER marketing manager. Schreiner joins Crackle from, where he served as the online marketing manager.

    MELISSA KOPAC joined RJ Palmer as the senior media planner on the Boehringer-Ingelheim and Enzymatic accounts.

    TAXI hired JOCELYN LUCAS ROSENBERG as technology director for content. Prior to joining TAXI, Rosenberg was a founding partner, creative strategist and emerging technology consultant at Industrial Evolution, a New York City consultancy.

    PETER WRIGHT was named senior vice president & general sales manager, digital media sales, for the Warner Bros. Television Group. Most recently, he was vice president, advertising sales & business development at

    CARLOS RESTREPO has been named national sales director for

    Madison Square Garden promoted JOEL FISHER to executive vice president, MSG Sports and Arena Renovation.

    Discovery Communications named CRAIG FELENSTEIN senior vice president of investor relations. He joins Discovery from News Corporation, where he most recently served as vice president of investor relations.

    ANDREW KASPRZYCKI joined Energy BBDO as senior vice president, managing director, to lead the expansion of the agency's digital offering. He joins the agency from Tribal DDB.

    RedClay Corporation hired MATT LONGLEY as creative director. Longley joins the agency from MRM Worldwide in Seattle, where he most recently served as senior art director.

    Planetwide Media appointed PHILIPPE BENOLIEL as chief executive officer of Planetwide Media and

    Deutsch New York hired ABBY GROZENSKI as creative services manager. She previously served as creative manager at Energy BBDO in Chicago.

    AKQA's JASON WHITING will assume the role of managing director, east, overseeing both New York and Washington, D.C. offices as GUY WIEYNK returns to AKQA's London office to assume the role of managing director, Europe. Additionally, STUART SPROULE will assume the role of managing director, west, overseeing AKQA's Shanghai office in addition to San Francisco.

    TURF named ADAM LEVINE to the new post of president.

    JEFF KUNKEN was promoted to vice president, digital media & creative development at the Sundance Channel.

    Euro RSCG Worldwide named MATTHEW RYAN to the newly created position of global chief marketing officer, replacing DANIEL FLOYED who takes over as global brand director, Chivas.

    Disney Online named JAMES SMITH as vice president of advertising sales, western region.

    TM Advertising hired KENNEN SISCO as creative services manager.

    Jumpstart Automotive Media named STEVE WILHITE as president. Wilhite most recently served as COO of Hyundai North America.