Sagar Shah, formerly at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, joined DDB Chicago as vice president, director of project management.
Vibrant named Cella Irvine as CEO.
Joe Cocca was named director of west coast business development at Pearl Media.
MediaBrix named Bob Carrigan, CEO of IDG Communications, to its board of directors.
Justin Chase joined Fluent as vice president of its recently launched mobile ad serving platform, MobFlow.
Mobile Theory hired Alvaro Bravo as senior vice president of business and corporate development and Erica Chriss as senior vice president of publisher development.
David&Goliath promoted David Measer to director of strategic planning.
Doremus hired Andrew Ettinger as director of digital planning & buying. Ettinger was most recently vice president, interactive media for RJ Palmer Media, New York.
Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam launched The Dam Armada, a business unit within the agency made up of creative developers and designers dedicated to the development of digital products. The Dam Armada will work for existing W+K and non-W+K clients and was the brainchild of Jordi Martinez.
The Mill NY hired Mario Stipinovich as creative director.
B-Reel Films opened an office in London to be helmed by Philippa Allen as executive producer.
3 Ring Circus, a motion graphics and branding studio, hired Jason Hertzberg as creative director.
Spanfeller Media Group named Jeff Bauer as chief product officer and Joseph Haddock as technology lead for its still unnamed second website.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia hired Jeanne Meyer as senior vice president, communications. She joins MSLO from Current Media where she served as executive vice president, corporate communications.
Starcom hired Chad Maxwell as senior vice president/research intelligence director.
20nine hired Rory Shallis as director of new business development and Megan Zaporowski as account executive.
Deutsch LA hired Shannon McGlothin as executive vice president, group creative director. Most recently creative director at CP+B in Boulder, McGlothin led creative on the Coke Zero account.
Lee Doyle is stepping down as CEO of North America for MEC. Charles Courtier, CEO Global for MEC, will take management responsibility for MEC North American operations until the new CEO is named.
WNET hired Michael Dominick as director of local sponsorship.
Rauxa hired John Barneson as chief digital officer.
Allison Hudson was named account manager of THE WEEK magazine.
Firstborn hired Adam Rubin and Roxana Zegan as creative directors and Cameron Templeton as copywriter.