DONALD BROWNE, president and general manager of NBC6/WTVJ in Miami, was named chief operating officer of Telemundo. Browne replaces ALAN SOKOL, who resigned. Prior to joining WTVJ, Browne was executive VP of NBC News and was involved in the creation of the network's news magazine, Dateline.
Alloy Marketing & Promotions (AMP) has hired MATT MCROBERTS as Director of Sales. McRoberts comes to Alloy from Monster, where he held the position of Senior Product Marketing Manager and was responsible for the launch of Monster Campus, a student focused sales and marketing channel. Prior to that, he was Director of College Sales and Marketing at Steamtunnels, a college magazine insert
MSNBC.com announced that CHARLES TILLINGHAST has been named Vice President of Sales & Business Development. In this role, Tillinghast will lead advertising sales efforts, including cross-media sales and development of new revenue channels. He will also manage MSNBC.com's content and distribution partnerships, which currently include Reuters, Financial Times, Newsweek and the Washington Post.
BARBARA SCHERER has joined PUSH, a full-service advertising agency, as Director of Strategic Planning. In this role, Scherer serves as a member of the agency's senior management team and oversees the business development, research and account planning, and public relations departments.
America Online has promoted KEVIN CONROY to executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company's broadband service. In this new post, Conroy will manage all aspects of AOL's broadband service. Conroy joined the company in January 2001 to head up AOL Music.
Quris has appointed ALICIA SMITH KRIESE to the company's Board of Directors. Smith Kriese is senior vice president and group account director of GSD&M and member of the advertising agency 's Executive Leadership Team.
Primedia announced that STEVEN ROUSSEAU has been promoted to Regional Vice President and Managing Director for Advertising Sales for the company's Detroit region In this new position, Rousseau will focus on expanding advertising sales and marketing opportunities across Primedia's range of magazine and media properties within the Detroit marketplace. Rousseau will continue to maintain his current responsibilities as Group Advertising Director for Motor Trend and Automobile Magazine.
Space Holdings, a multimedia company dedicated to space, science and technology, announced the hiring of three senior executives and the promotion of one. Joining the company are THOM ACKERMAN MASLOW (left) as vice president and general manager of the Consumer Products and Experiences division; BARBARA SHORNICK (right) as vice president, marketing and GARY STRAUSS as national sales director, Space.com. MONIKA CORNELL was promoted to vice president, global advertising sales for Space News, a trade publication published by Space Holdings, from director, advertising sales. Maslow previously worked at Mattel Interactive’s Learning Division, where he oversaw all business functions including product development, ...
McCann-Erickson San Francisco (McCannSF) and MRM Gould, San Francisco, both part of the McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, jointly announced the formation of an integrated business development group. The group will be led by BRIAN POWLEY as Director of Business Development. In this new position, Powley will explore integrated new business opportunities on behalf of both McCannSF and MRM Gould. Powley's most recent post was as Executive Vice President, Business Development, for H Corporation, San Francisco, where he developed agency partner agreements, selling H's software product suite to DDB, Oglivy, JWT, Carat and others.
JOEL HOLLANDER, president and CEO of Westwood One, was promoted to chief operating officer of Infinity Broadcasting. In his new role, Hollander will oversee the day-to-day operations of Infinity's 183 radio stations in the nation's top markets. Hollander replaces JOHN FULLAM, who resigned in April after less than a year on the job.