G2 Worldwide promoted JOHN PAULSON to CEO of G2 US. In addition, WENDY LURRIE was named president of the agency's relationship marketing unit, G2 Direct & Digital. She joins the company from DraftFCB.
Hanger Network hired CHRIS FRAZIER as vice president of channel marketing.
MTV Networks International promoted GIDEON BIERER to executive vice president of digital media.
OMD hired ROBERT RAKOWITZ as group account director for the Visa media business in the U.S.
BBDO New York launched DesignWorks, a stand-alone, full-service branding and design studio, to be helmed by design director CRAIG DUFFNEY.
The Magnet Global Network of independent advertising agencies has elected JIM NASH as its new president, to serve a two-year term, succeeding JIM COPACINO. Nash is managing partner of Marcus Thomas.
Draftfcb Chicago elevated DEAN FERENAC and JOHN KENNY tosenior vice presidents of the agency.
LinkedIn hired JEFF MAYO as director of advertising operations. Most recently Mayo worked at YouTube as senior director of advertising operations.
ELENA TURNER joined Dieste as account director leading Hispanic direct mail and interactive teams for AT&T and Nationwide.
AOL's Platform A hired PETER KOO, DEBRA MCCORMICK and ROOPAM CHOWDHURYas strategy development managers.
Anthem Marketing Solutions added CHRISTOPHER CARROLL as partner and chief operating officer.
richrelevance hired DARREN VENGROFF as chief scientist. Vengroff previously served as principal engineer at Amazon.com.
Real Time Matrix hired ED TROST as vice president of business development.
Range Online Media promoted DUSTIN ENGEL to vice president of strategy and media, up from director of consumer strategy and research.
Heavy.com hired MATTHEW PENNINGTON as managing director of its UK office. He was formerly the sales director for talkSPORT.
TIM HANLON was named executive vice president/managing director of VivaKi Ventures. He previously served as executive vice president of Denuo.