Katz Television Group Katz Television Group created a national marketing unit to be helmed by Ibra Morales as senior vice president. Most recently, he served as vice president, network operations at Estrella TV.
IP Pixel Starcom Mediavest Group's IP Pixel promoted Elena Robinson to director of production, and Elizabeth Wolfe to art director. In addition, Pixel hired Thomsz Galant as web developer and Seth Griffin as art director.
Initiative Initiative has restructured its business units, naming Mauricio Sabogal as worldwide managing director; Janet Fitzpatrick as president, worldwide clients; Erin Flaxman as worldwide client director; Karin Baatsch-Deboulet as chief technology catalyst, worldwide; and Tim Spengler as president North America.
Triton Digital Jay Sterin joined Triton Digital as vice president in charge of Interactive Business Development. Recently, Sterin worked for NAVTEQ Media Solutions, which is now owned by NOKIA, where he headed up sales for the traffic.com brand.
Kelliher Samets Volk Kelliher Samets Volk named Lori Roberts as associate creative director, managing clients including King Arthur Flour and Vermont Student Assistance Corporation. Roberts joined the agency from Grey Advertising in New York where she was an associate creative director.
OLSON OLSON hired Paul Ratzky, former senior director of agency development at Yahoo, to head its interactive division. Prior to Yahoo, Ratzky was engagement planning director at Team One/Saatchi, where he led digital strategy for Lexus Automobiles.
Prevention Laura Petasnick was named associate publisher of Prevention. Most recently, Petasnick was the advertising director at Condé Nast's Vogue where she managed the beauty, health and auto categories as well as the Chicago office.
Euro RSCG San Francisco Anne Smith Rainey joined Euro RSCG San Francisco as director of client services. Most recently, Smith Rainey served as the relationship lead on Hewlett-Packard and PayPal at Publicis Modem.
Mediabrands Mediabrands hired Scott Beltran as executive vice president, chief information officer. Beltran joins Mediabrands from Lowe Worldwide, where he served as chief information/innovation officer since 2007.