Arnold Worldwide hired Patricia A. Clifford as global chief talent officer.
Leviathan hired Lauren Shawe as producer.
Beam Inc. hired Arthur Aroney as managing director of emerging markets for its Asia Pacific/South America region.
Rokkan hired Zach Newcomb as executive account director. Prior to Rokkan, Newcomb served as senior interactive account lead at R/GA.
MEC announced that Kristian Baek-Mikkelsen, senior partner of engagement planning, would be joining the agency in North America from its office in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Angel Annussek has been promoted to vice president of original programming for truTV.
Engauge hired Teresa Caro as vice president of social marketing.
Big Spaceship hired Mark Pollard as vice president of brand strategy.
Sundance Channel tapped Monica Bloom as senior vice president of marketing. Bloom was formerly head of brand strategy and development for (RED).
Initiative named Suhaila Suhimi Hobba as executive vice president, managing director for digital. Most recently Suhimi Hobba served as senior vice president, group digital director for MediaVest Worldwide in Los Angeles.
GroupM named Dominic Proctor, CEO of Mindshare Worldwide, as president of GroupM, a new position.
Yahoo’s Marketing Solutions Leadership Team has appointed MaryBeth Malcolm as senior director, Yahoo category development and marketing solutions; Debbie Menin as category lead – entertainment and travel; and Karina Montgomery as category lead – CPG/FMCG and Health.
Leo Burnett New York hired Harry Roman as strategy director. Roman joins the agency from Droga5 where he spent the past three years shaping and building its strategic offering.
The Regan Group promoted Lindsey Heisser to director, marketing; Allison Johnston to director, strategic partnerships; Cleo Kass Moloney to senior account manager; Christian Smith to digital marketing coordinator and Christina Fromson to administrative assistant.
Travel Channel tapped Amelie Tseng as vice president, communications and Rick Gomes as director, communications.
Billy Seabrook was named chief creative officer for True Action Network, North America.