Adchemy Adchemy named Kartik Ramakrishnan as senior vice president and general manager, Adchemy Software. The Weather Channel Companies The Weather Channel Companies announced that Curt Hecht has been appointed chief global revenue officer. In addition, Karen Marderosian has been named vice president, regional manager, Detroit ad
sales. GroupM GroupM named Mike Tunnicliffe as chief growth officer. Acquity Group Acquity Group promoted Karen Jackson to senior vice president of human resources, up from vice president of human resources. B-Reel B-Reel named Alex Jenkins as its creative director in the UK. BrightRoll BrightRoll promoted Brad Piggott from vice president of sales, central and western regions to vice president of U.S. sales. AT&T AdWorks Nick Guerriero was named director, online east for AT&T AdWorks. Brand Agent Brand Agent hired Joshua Narofsky as a copywriter. SS+K SS+K hired Nick Fico as digital strategist and Katie Dahill as senior account supervisor. Deutsch LA Deutsch LA has hired Derek Richmond as senior vice president and director of digital production. The Malbon Group The Malbon Group hired Robert Schaltenbrand as managing director. Tribal DDB New York Martin Olsson-Prescott joined Tribal DDB New York as a senior social media strategist. BBH New York BBH New York hired Laura Fegley as creative director. Blast Radius Brandon Geary, former head of strategy and member of the Razorfish executive team, joined Blast Radius as senior vice president of strategy to lead its North American practice. Bazaarvoice Bazaarvoice named Donnovan Andrews as vice president of media sales and operations in New York. Triad Retail Media Robert Hess was named chief product officer of Triad Retail Media. Heat Heat hired Marina Filippelli as a group account director. BlueCrisp Digital Adam Davis created full-service digital agency BlueCrisp Digital and serves as co-founder and CEO. Optimal Optimal hired Conal O’Doherty as vice president of business development. New Media Strategies New Media Strategies promoted Jennifer Utz to vice president, business development. SMC Entertainment Group SMC Entertainment Group named Heather Smith Noback as vice president, interactive & digital media. Energy BBDO Energy BBDO named Tim Pontarelli as senior vice president, group creative director. MPA MPA promoted Chris Kevorkian to chief marketing and digital officer. Zoic Studios Zoic Studios promoted Levi Ahmu to creative director. Mag+ Mag+ announced that Gregg Hano has been named as the company's chief executive officer effective May 7. Hano succeeds co-founder, Staffan Ekholm, who will return to Stockholm to focus on
international expansion and business development. Hano joins Mag+ from Bonnier Corporation, where he served most recently as senior vice president of corporate sales and the Bonnier Technology
Group. Concentric Pharma Advertising Jennie Fischette joined Concentric Pharma Advertising as executive vice president and director of client services. Red Tettemer + Partners Red Tettemer + Partners hired Perry Morris as senior account manager. Media6Degrees Rob Macdonald joined Media6Degrees as vice president of business development. Colle+McVoy Colle+McVoy promoted Mike Caguin to chief creative officer and Eric Husband to executive creative director. LevLane LevLane, Philadelphia promoted account manager Caroline Pennartz to the newly created position of social media specialist. Condé Nast Entertainment Condé Nast Entertainment hired Jeremy Steckler as executive vice president of motion pictures and Michael Klein as executive vice president of alternative programming. Myxer Myxer hired Derek J. Rudd as regional vice president, east coast sales, and Sandy Wetzel as regional vice president, west coast sales. VivaKi Nerve Center Kurt Unkel was named president of the VivaKi Nerve Center. Unkel assumes responsibilities from Curt Hecht, who moves to a new role at The Weather Channel.