TBWA/Chiat/Day hired Ed Castillo as head of planning for the New York office. Castillo joins the agency from McCann Worldgroup, where he was senior vice president, global strategy director, primarily focused on the American Airlines business.
Initiative named Marc Bresseel as president, G14. Effective in September, he will manage Initiative’s markets in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, Australia, China, India, Brazil and Mexico.
Jason Jahn joined ShareThis as sales development marketing manager.
Scott Cocchiere joined Emanate as director, creative relevance while Barrett Tripp and Joe DeSalazar joined the company as vice presidents.
Venables Bell & Partners hired Manjula Nadkarni as director of interactive production. Nadkarni joins the agency from Mekanism, where she was a senior integrated producer, working for clients like Participant Media, MTV, Electronic Arts, Estee Lauder, Nike, the International Olympic Committee, CNN, Unilever, the One Show, the Sierra Club and General Mills.
Organic hired Drew Meyers as senior vice president, clients services lead and Chris Jones to executive creative director.
Modus Operandi welcomes former Wieden + Kennedy senior interactive producer Carl Whitehouse to the company as director of agency services along with technical lead Roy Martin.
41st Parameter named Stephen Van Lare as vice president of engineering.
BBDO named Ronald Ng as chief creative officer for BBDO/Proximity Singapore. Ng was most recently an executive vice president and executive creative director for BBDO New York.
Evan Scheffel was promoted to senior vice president, worldwide pay television and subscription video on demand for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution.
Allebach Communications added Lauren Cassidy as an account manager.
Starlight Children’s Foundation hired Sarah Kovalakides as entertainment marketing manager.
StepLeader hired Chris Hanburger as vice president of business development.
Andreas Nilsson joined biscuit filmworks for commercial representation.
Univision Communications promoted Rosemary Mercedes to vice president of corporate communications.
The Richards Group hired Jay Pritchard as public affairs specialist.
MEC promoted Jitka Petrickova to managing partner, west.
Saatchi & Saatchi hired Natalia Schultz as executive vice president & chief talent officer of the Americas. Schultz was previously executive vice president & chief talent officer at Grey Worldwide.
Leo Burnett Chicago promoted Vincent Geraghty to executive vice president/executive director of production.
FORGE Worldwide hired Marie Rockett as a senior art director.
Graham Woodall has been appointed global creative director for Leo Burnett's Kellogg business.
Leo Burnett Chicago hired Paul Earle as executive director of Farmhouse, the agency’s innovation and new venture center.
Sponsorship Group for Public Television hired Marc Lehner as managing director sponsorship sales.
Brian Terkelsen was named chief executive officer of MediaVest. Terkelsen succeeds Bill Tucker, who is appointed to a global post as president, global client operations, Starcom MediaVest Group.
Value Group Direct hired Sharon Foulke as marketing director and Katrina Wiley as senior artist.
AMC Networks promoted Steven J. Pontillo to executive vice president & chief technology officer, up from senior vice president of broadcasting, information systems and technology.
Jim Carlton was named managing creative director for Arc Worldwide.
AudienceScience named Mike Peralta as president.
Digitas named Gerry Bavaro, former vice president of strategy of Resolution Media, as senior vice president of performance media.
Maybelline New York hired Karen Mlynarczyk as vice president of integrated marketing and promoted Deborah Marquardt to senior vice president, content strategy & partnerships for L’Oréal USA.
Deutsch New York hired Michael Goldberg as partner, chief marketing officer. Goldberg was most recently senior partner, global chief marketing officer at Porter-Novelli.
Brokaw hired Amie Becker as media director.
We-care.com hired Dawn Roberts as vice president of business development.
Rosetta hired Auge Reichenberg as executive creative director for Healthcare. She joins from Draftfcb New York, where she served as executive vice president, group creative director.
Shilo named Robert Berman as head of production east.