Tuesday, December 9, 2008

    Tribal DDB Worldwide promoted TONY CORDERO to executive creative director of the San Francisco office. He comes to San Francisco from the agency's Chicago office where he was creative director. He replaces DORIAN SWEET.

    TBWA Worldwide promoted SUZANNE POWERS to global strategy director, working across the TBWA network's portfolio of MARS brands, which includes Pedigree, Whiskas, Dove and Twix.

    BILL ALLEN was hired as head of interactive development for BooneOakley, Charlotte.

    iNSPIRE! hired RAFAEL “RAFFA” RODRIGUEZ as creative director and ADELA ROMERO as a strategic planner.

    Disney Publishing Worldwide named DEBORAH MIGNUCCI vice president, sales and group publisher of U.S. Consumer Magazines. Mignucci joins Disney Publishing Worldwide from American Media where she most recently served as vice president, publisher, Fit Pregnancy.

    Grupo Gallegos hired TERESA ELSTON as managing director. Elston joins Grupo Gallegos from BBDO West where she was senior vice president, group account director.

    LESLIE RICHARDSON has been named art director for O, The Oprah Magazine.

    Genex named THERESA MARTIN as senior vice president, marketing and business development, as well as client partner for financial services clients.

    Andersonlskow hired USHA MISHRA as an account supervisor.

    a52 hired ANDY MCKENNA as lead flame artist.

    ELIZABETH HAYNES was named luxury director, Europe, at W. Haynes replaces CHARLES DEBURGH, who’s retiring after 28 years with the magazine.

    Mintz & Hoke Communications Group added SEAN DE LUNA as an account supervisor.

    JERRY WILLIAMS was promoted to senior director of programming, scheduling and acquisitions at the Gospel Music Channel.

    Canoe Ventures named JOHN F. COLLINS, senior vice president, product development; BRUCE DENNLER, senior vice president and chief relationship officer, agency relations; and MARK MITCHELL, senior vice president and chief relationship officer, network relations.

    TV10s, a subsidiary of KSL Media, promoted LAURA KROLL to executive vice president of sales and hired ZORAIDA MONTALVO as senior vice president of marketing.

    Saatchi & Saatchi LA hired JERRY BEROWNE as brand planning director on Toyota.

    JAMES MACK joined Harvard Business Review as central U.S. sales director, based in Chicago.

    Pereira & O’Dell hired GARY THEUT as director of account services and COLIN SPOONER as director of business development.

    Revenue Science hired LINNETTE JONES, RAQUEL ROSENTHAL and SUZANNE SCHULTZ as senior account executives.

    Mindset Media named JB BROKAW as executive director, sales & business development; ROSEMARY BIAGIONI as finance director; and CALVIN NORMAN as sales director, Mindset Media Network.

    Linden Lab hired HOWARD LOOK as senior vice president of customer applications. Most recently, Look served as vice president of software at Pixar Animation Studios.

    Engauge hired KARNA CRAWFORD as executive vice president, chief media and connections officer.

    Travel Ad Network hired RON BERNSTEIN as senior vice president, sales. Bernstein joins TAN from USNews.com where he was senior vice president, general manager online sales and marketing.

    180LA hired GAVIN MILNER and GRANT HOLLAND as creative directors.

    Usmagazine.com hired MARIA SAUER as east coast digital account manager.

    ALISA MONNIER joined IPG’s Mediabrands Diversified Service Groups as external marketing communications director. She joins Mediabrands from Spark, where she was director of marketing communications.

    Beam Global Spirits & Wine hired PETER WIJK as U.S. senior director, lifestyle brands and DAVID TURO as senior brand manager.

    Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Ad Sales promoted JOSH FELDMAN to vice president and New York sales manager, up from vice president for Adult Swim Ad Sales.

    JON HICKEY was named senior vice president, managing director, Allen & Gerritsen, Sports & Entertainment. Previously he worked for Mullen as senior vice president, sports and entertainment marketing.

    YELENA GITLIN was named director of brand communications at Rodale’s Prevention.

    Mediaedge:cia announced that AXEL DUMONT is transferring from Paris to New York to lead the agency’s global Monster account.