AKQA 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.
WeatherBug 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.
Publicis Modem 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.
Horizon Media 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.
Draftfcb 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.
McCann Erickson West 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.
Singularity Design 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.
Q Interactive 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.
JWT 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.
Deutsch 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.