Ali Belgaumi joined Publicis Worldwide in the USA as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Belgaumi joins the agency from Publicis Worldwide where he was senior vice president, global business and client finance, based in Paris.
Wunderman New York promoted Jill Walker and Keith Rhodes to senior vice president, group account directors.
Initiative hired Michael Maze as vice president, director, local broadcast. Maze most recently served as vice president, account director for Zenith Media.
The VIA Agency hired Ken Matsubara as creative director; Annemarie Crivelli as director of digital delivery; Rick Humphrey as client strategist; and Jodi Connors as client strategist.
WCG hired Laura Fusco as leader of its creative practice in New York.
Michelle Haag joined LEVEL Studios as vice president, customer experience.
TBWA Worldwide has named Jay Bertram as president, TBWA/Latin America. Bertram succeeds Gerard Govaerts, who held the position since 2009. Bertram will retain his current responsibilities as president of TBWA/Canada, a position he has held since 2006.
kirshenbaum bond senecal + partners named Adam Benepe as group account director in the New York office. He joins kbs+p from R/GA where he served as group account director, primarily on the wal-mart business.
Inadco hired Dave Zinman as chief operating officer. Previously, Zinman was responsible for the display advertising business at Yahoo! North America.
Firstborn promoted Aaron Pollick and Dave Snyder to creative directors, up from associate creative directors.
TidalTV hired Aleck Schleider as vice president of new product development. Schleider joins TidalTV from Forbes Media, where he worked as vice president for digital advertising products.
LevLane promoted Francesca Gunning from account coordinator to account manager.
Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam hired Adrien Bindi and Rick Herrera to its creative department. Previously, Bindi was as a senior art director at Goodby Silverstein and Partners, San Francisco and Herrera was a senior copywriter at agencytwofifteen.
Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener hired Shepard Wallace as copywriter and Luke Calabrese as art director. Wallace and Calabrese will work on clients including ESPN, Activate Drinks and Full Tilt Poker.
Palisades MediaGroup hired Mark Penner as senior vice president, finance and Erin Morgan as vice president, director of local broadcast.
Wieden+Kennedy Portland elevated Eric Baldwin to global creative director for the Levi's account, and Craig Allen to creative director for Old Spice and Electronic Arts.
Mintz & Hoke has hired Kory Checca as user experience architect. Checca joins the agency from The Hartford, where he worked as a user experience architect in the Digital Marketing department.
Kelliher Samets Volk named Dianne Hanlon-Druyff as director of client services. Hanlon-Druyff joins the agency from Mullen Boston.
TBA Global hired André Mika as senior vice president, digital creative, tapped to lead its digital practice. Mika joins TBA Global from the National Hockey League.
Brand New School hired Dennis Go as design director.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure named Leslie M. Aun vice president of marketing and communications.