Karen Kaufman joined Maxus as worldwide business development director, a new position. Kaufman joins Maxus from sister agency, Mindshare, where she most recently served as a managing partner and head of the agency's Business Planning unit.
Kendra Bracken-Ferguson was named director of digital media, corporate communications at Polo Ralph Lauren.
Superfad hired Anthony Nelson, formerly senior integrated producer at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, as executive director.
Hasbro and Discovery Communications named Margaret Loesch president and chief executive officer of the companies' multi-platform joint venture.
Jamie Goecking, former digital media manager for Fuor Digital, was promoted to account supervisor.
Euro RSCG Worldwide named Ron Bess president of Euro RSCG North America. Bess will continue to serve as chief executive officer of Euro RSCG Chicago.
Brian Rund was tapped by MindSmack to lead its audio division.
Current Media hired Mark Rosenthal as CEO. Rosenthal joins the company from Spot Runner, where he recently served as vice chairman and president of media platforms.
Cheil Worldwide appointed Jason Choi as director of its global interactive division. Prior to Cheil Worldwide, Choi was senior vice president, account director at Draftfcb in California, where he led the agency's interactive group and also served as group account director and CRM consultant.
Move Networks named Roxanne Austin president and chief executive officer. Most recently, Austin was president of Austin Investment Advisors, a private investment and consulting firm focused on new media and technology.
TAOW Modern Marketing opened a New York office and hired Megan Bassett and Karyn LeSuer.
Lindsay Weedon was named CEO of Maxus UK. Weedon joins Maxus from PHD, where she served as managing partner and a member of the agency's executive board.
Mariel Sands joined Babelgum as an account executive.
TouchPoint Integrated Communications appointed Jamie Davidson as vice president, director of healthcare and business development.
Jatinder Singh has joined Euro RSCG Discovery as managing director. Most recently, Singh served as executive vice president, director of measurement & accountability at Universal McCann in New York.
Mediaedge:cia named Bill Bayer and Phyllis Carl as managing partners.
Ignited hired Brian Mulford as executive vice president, digital. Most recently, Mulford served as chief information and product technology officer at Regulus.
Jenna Beatty has been promoted to media group supervisor, digital services at Horizon Media.
MSG Media promoted Richard McNamara to vice president of integrated media sales, up from director of media sales.
Hilary Smith was promoted to senior vice president, communications, NBC Universal Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, up from vice president, NBC Universal Corporate Communications.
Molly Battin was named senior vice president of Turner Media Group.
MTV Networks Latin America promoted Pablo Yacub to general counsel, overseeing all business, legal affairs, and government relations for MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1 in Latin America and Brazil and their related properties.