Young & Laramore hired Kevin Wood and Lucia Bayt as digital experience producer and account manager, respectively.
Baldwin&, Raleigh, hired April Mathis Lauderdale as art director, primarily on the agency’s Burt’s Bees account. Titles at Baldwin& are self-assigned and Lauderdale’s will be “Pixel Operator.”
Turner Broadcasting System promoted Susan Nathan to senior vice president, affiliate research, media currency & research operations.
Blast Radius hired Keith Liu as vice president strategy, mobile, Toronto; Erin Cooper as director, project services; and Andrea Moretti as technical experience director. Cooper and Moretti will work out of the Vancouver office.
Vladimir Jones hired Tony Felice as senior digital strategist.
Zoom Media and Marketing hired Kim Bryson as senior vice president of business development and Mark Campe as senior vice president of west coast sales.
Content innovation studio, Let There Be Dragons, launched in Los Angeles. Producer Jennifer Golub will lead the studio. Let There Be Dragons is a standalone Omnicom Inc. offering, which draws upon the talents of TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles.
Tylted has appointed Steven Van Blarcom as executive vice president; Stellah De Ville as creative director; David Waldman in a strategic business development role; Wonny Lee as director of marketing; and Christian Montoya as producer.
Haworth Marketing + Media hired Daisy Terrazas-Cole as multicultural media strategist.
Allen & Gerritsen hired Megan O’Connell as senior art director and Liz Paquette as marketing manager.
BrightRoll named Christopher Amen-Kroeger as vice president of engineering.
Digital Element promoted Kate Owen to managing director, Europe, and hired Ivan Stewart as Nordic business development director and Andy Ashley as European marketing director.
After 14 years as creative director for Cunning Communications London and Cunning NYC, Floyd Hayes has left to start his own creative marketing consultancy. Based in New York, the new firm will be known as Floyd Hayes Consulting.
SFI (Simpson Films) hired David Nelson as executive producer.
GSD&M has announced a handful of leadership changes at the agency. They include: Marianne Malina being named president, Jay Russell named executive creative director; Jeanne Crockett named senior vice president/operations; and Betty Pat McCoy and Carmen Graf tapped to co-head the agency’s media department.
ESPN promoted Scott Parker to vice president, consumer marketing. Parker previously served as senior director, marketing.
Exponential Interactive hired Sandy Shanman as general manager, mobile, to run the newly launched Appsnack advertising division.
RAPP hired husband and wife creative team, Wayne Pick and Kim Pick, as executive creative directors of RAPP New York.
Emanate hired Talley Summerlin as vice president in the New York office.
CP+B promoted Mason Reed to executive vice president/managing director of the agency’s Los Angeles office.
Ryan Partnership has named Mark Modesto and John Immesoete as CEO and chief creative officer, respectively. Both executives will be based in Chicago and both join the agency from Marc USA’s Chicago office.
AdSafe Media named Kiril Tsemekhman as senior vice president, chief data officer.
Deutsch New York hired Qian Qian, most recently interactive design director at CP+B Boulder, as vice president, creative director.
Engine Company 1 hired Gabriel Johnson as a copywriter. Prior to joining the firm, Johnson spent a year with Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners where he was a copywriter working on the MINI, Priceline and Radio Shack accounts.
Evolution Bureau hired Dan Hofstadter and Ricard Valero as associate creative directors. The pair joins the agency from BBDO San Francisco, where they served as a creative team on accounts for Mars and Gallo wine, among other accounts.
Entertainment One Family hired Joan Grasso as vice president, licensing for North America.
GumGum hired Robert Elder as senior vice president of sales.
Eoin Townsend joined MediaMath as chief strategy officer.