Peer39 named John Lambertus vice president of data, optimization and analytics.
AKQA hired Tom Zukoski as associate creative director on Xbox; Kristina Slade as creative director on Target; and Piper Lemons as interaction design director working across Target and Xbox accounts in its San Francisco office. In addition, Jung Yi Sin joined the company as a senior interaction designer in New York.
Danielle Stephens joined WeatherBug as an account executive for the Midwest region. In addition, Kelly Furlong was promoted to director of Midwest sales and Brittiony Borges was hired as a senior account executive.
Jean-Philippe Maheu was named worldwide chief executive officer of Publicis Modem. Maheu joins the agency from Ogilvy & Mather where he was formerly chief digital officer, North America.
BrightWave Marketing hired Ruth Mitcham as manager of client services.
Turner Entertainment Ad Sales and Marketing has named Dan Riess senior vice president of promotions and marketing.
Outrider promoted Stephanie Brown to director, business development and operations.
180 Los Angeles hired Gavin Lester as creative director. Most recently, Lester was group creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi Team One working exclusively on Lexus.
Ignited promoted Dave Martin to senior vice president, media.
Mediabrands in Australia launched a branded entertainment company called Ensemble. Justin Ricketts and Tim Hodgson, who both previously worked at Octagon, will helm the new unit.
Horizon Media hired Frank Zoller as vice president, brand group director in the brand strategy group in the New York office and Heather Hoyer, formerly at Carat, as vice president, associate managing director in the brand strategy group in the Los Angeles office. In addition, Katie Gallagher, media planning supervisor at Horizon Media in Los Angeles, was promoted to associate brand group director, overseeing the brand teams for NBC Entertainment/Sports/News, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo and Sundance.
Tom O'Keefe has been appointed to the newly created role of North American executive creative director at Draftfcb. O'Keefe most recently served as executive creative director with responsibilities spanning Chicago and the West Coast.
Matt Herrmann has been appointed executive vice president, chief strategy officer, McCann Erickson West. Herrmann joins the agency from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, where he served as deputy director, brand strategy.
TPN promoted Cathy Brown to senior vice president, client service; and Bobbi Merkel to senior vice president of convergence.
Singularity Design hired Brian Crooks as executive creative director. Most recently, Crooks spent four years as executive creative director of the experience design group at Razorfish.
YuMe hired Michael Hudes as executive vice president. Most recently, Hudes was CEO at Keystream.
Outdoor Channel Holdings promoted Greg Harrigan to executive vice president of advertising sales and Randy Brown to executive vice president of affiliate sales and marketing.
Q Interactive launched a new media buying and planning specialty to be led by Bob Girolamo as senior vice president. He most recently served as regional vice president of west coast sales at Q Interactive.
La Comunidad named Sol Martin as director of strategic planning and Nestor Ferreyro Aspiazu as general account director.
John Moezzi has joined Miller Zell's digital media practice as director of digital media operations.
Freed Maxick & Battaglia hired Emily Alexandria Burns as e-marketing and communications specialist.
Zemoga hired Kamron Hinatsu as client strategist. Previously, Hinatsu was solutions director for KIT digital.
Pele Cortizo-Burgess was named chief strategy officer of Grey NY.
JWT named Britt Hayes as director of creative management, JWT New York. Hayes joins JWT from McCann Worldgroup San Francisco, where she served as senior vice president/director of creative services.
Cheryl Greene joined Deutsch in a new role as partner, director of business initiatives. She joins the agency from Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners where she was managing partner, director of integrated brand strategies.