Every Wednesday, MediaPost brings you the scoop on who is doing what and where in the advertising media world. If you know of someone who has recently changed jobs in the advertising media field or would like to recommend a colleague for a MediaPost spotlight, please email us at email@example.com ============================================================= HEADLINERS THIS WEEK: ROBIN WEBSTER, President & CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), has been granted a leave of absence by the IAB's Executive Committee. The Executive Committee has named Board member, and long-time advertising industry executive GREG STUART to head the IAB in the interim. …
ROBIN WEBSTER, President & CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), has been granted a leave of absence by the IAB’s Executive Committee. The Executive Committee has named Board member, and long-time advertising industry executive, GREG STUART to head the IAB in the interim.
TERRI DIAL has joined the Wink Communications’ Board of Directors. Dial recently retired after 28 years with Wells Fargo & Co. where she served as chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo Bank, group executive vice president and member of the management committee of Wells Fargo & Co.
RAY DOUSTDAR has been named Vice President of Licensing and Business Development of The Stronghold Group, and also an equity partner in the firm. Doustdar joins The Stronghold Group from Universal Studios, where he was the Director of Licensing.
ALLISON CORSON-MELLON, who has been Western Sales Director at ValueClick Inc., is being upped to the post of Vice President of Western Sales.
HAL MENTLIK rejoins CMP Media LLC as the Inside Sales Manager for the Technology Solutions Group representing Computer Reseller News, VarBusiness, ChannelWeb and XChange. He had been Eastern Sales Manager for Chicago based on-line ad network B2BWorks.
The Zenith Optimedia Group, the joint venture of the Publicis Groupe and the Cordiant Communications Group, have named the top management. JOHN PERRISS, formerly the chairman and chief executive at Zenith, becomes chief executive at Zenith Optimedia in London. SIMON LLOYD, who had served as chairman at Optimedia, becomes chairman at Zenith Optimedia, chief executive for the European operations at Zenith Optimedia and chief executive at Optimedia. RICH HAMILTON now has the title of chief executive for American operations at Zenith Optimedia in New York after having a similar position at Zenith. STEVE KING, who had been chief executive for …
BRIAN MUNCE was named Account Director for Red Bull North America at Lunch Advertising.
BaseSix, a strategic marketing agency, announced three staff changes. TIM DRISCOLL, formerly Senior Technical Architect at BaseSix, has been promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO); CAMERON DEERY, formerly of Axis Communications, has been appointed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and DAN BRADLEY joins the company as Lead Software Engineer from WizeTools.
LARRY STRUMWASSER has been appointed President of MMT Sales Inc. Strumwasser has been MMT’s Vice President, Director of Sales for the PostNewsweek Station Group since May 2000.