Matt Shoom-Kirsch was named general manager for TAXI 2. He joins TAXI from Red Urban, where he served as vice president, client services & strategy.
Cheil Worldwide appointed Wain Choi to lead its global creative division, as vice president & executive global creative director. Prior to joining Cheil, Choi was vice president and chief creative officer at Diamond Ogilvy Korea, where he worked on global brands such as Nike, Motorola, Olympus, Korea Exchange Bank, Pizza Hut and Unilever.
KSL Media, New York promoted Edward Rosenthal to vice president, business development, up from director.
PJA Advertising + Marketing named Evan McDaniel as director of technology for both PJA's East and West Coast operations.
Wieden+Kennedy elevated Mark Bernath and Eric Quennoy to executive creative directors of Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam. The duo will replace Jeff Kling, who resigned from the agency.
Endemol Worldwide Brands hired Laurie Kaman as vice president, integrated marketing. Kaman will oversee sponsorship and brand integrations across Endemol's platforms in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Kaman joins Endemol from Leap Entertainment where she was vice president of branded entertainment.
UNITED FUTURE, the digital arm of WONGDOODY, hired Jenna Doherty as a project manager.
After running his own agency for the past five years, Bruce Bildsten is rejoining Fallon to assume creative leadership of the newly acquired Cadillac account. Bildsten left Fallon to start Brew with former Fallon connection planner, Michelle Fitzgerald.
Publishing Group of America named John Cobb III as chief executive officer.
OLSON has promoted Steve Lynch and Stephanie Thompson to group media directors.
Euro RSCG Edge, the direct response marketing arm of Euro RSCG Worldwide, created a newly reorganized short form media group. Jennifer Peabody will serve as vice president of short-form media and Chad Crammer will serve as director of client services for short-form media.
R/GA hired Antony Parchment as group director, production to manage the Verizon Telecom account. He previously served as vice president/director, Internet solutions technology for Digitas Boston.
Candice Dias joined Imagination as account director on the oneworld business. Prior to Imagination, Dias worked at Avrett Free Ginsberg, where she ran three Nestle Purina brands: Friskies, Tidy Cats and Yesterday's News eco-friendly cat litter.
Paul Hirsch and Josh Denberg launched Division of Labor, a creative and strategic brand studio that writes, directs and produces content across all media platforms.
AudienceScience hired Edward Boettcher as product marketing manager. Boettcher joins AudienceScience from Microsoft/AdECN where he was product manager on the AdECN exchange.
72andSunny hired Bekah Sirrine and David Charles as creative directors.
The Brand Union hired Eric Zuncic as director, strategy & innovation.
Jack Morton Worldwide named Daryl Butler, formerly director of global consumer experience at Nike for the Jordan brand, senior vice president, managing director of the Los Angeles office.