NORMA SAULINO BLATTO has been promoted to publisher of American Baby Group. Blatto most recently held the position of associate publisher/marketing for the American Baby Group, where she was responsible for custom publishing, strategic development, branding and sales support for 14 multi-media properties.
Beyond Interactive promoted SEAN BLACK to senior vice president, media director from vice president, interactive media director. In addition to managing activities for clients, including PBS Kids, Warner Bros. Theatrical, and Hasbro, Black will manage Beyond Entertainment (BE), an internal consultancy focused on creating marketing programs that utilize entertainment/gaming platforms.
NICHOLAS ASCHEIM has joined NYTimes.com as a product manager for the Movies and Theater verticals. He will be responsible for leading the product direction of these two areas of the site. CHRISTINE MOHAN was promoted to associate director of product development and industry relations for NYTimes.com. Mohan will manage the site's distribution, RSS, and wireless initiatives, as well as local search. She served as senior manager of public relations for The New York Times Company since 2000 and was the marketing director for Abuzz Technologies, which was acquired by the Times Company in 1999. Lastly, KRISTI REILLY has joined NYTimes.com …
AGENCY.COM promoted DON SCALES, president and COO, to President and CEO, responsible for all aspects of worldwide operations for the company. Scales has been with AGENCY.COM since February 2001. He joined AGENCY.COM as regional president in charge of managing the Dallas office, and was later promoted to lead the company's North American operations before taking over as president and COO in 2003. Co-founder CHAN SUH, currently chairman and CEO of AGENCY.COM, will remain active in his role as Chairman.
ID Media, the largest direct response media services company in the country, has added five additions to its Los Angeles office. JAY KNOTT joined as account supervisor, responsible for helping manage the account teams housed in the Los Angeles office; ANDREW GARBER has also joined as an account supervisor; ALYSE LIVINGSTON was named senior account executive for Interactive, overseeing all of the Los Angeles office's interactive marketing efforts; DENNIS BARR was named senior project manager; and JEANETTE TRANG has joined as account executive.
CXO Media announced that STEPHEN TWOMBLY will assume the position as publisher for CMO magazine, a new magazine dedicated to the nation's chief marketing officers debuting as a monthly in September. Twombly joins CMO from Sensors magazine.
TIM SULLIVAN was named national media director for Domino's Pizza in Ann Arbor, Mich. Prior to joining that, Sullivan spent 12 years at Empower MediaMarketing in Cincinnati as senior vice president/partner leading the Janus Mutual Funds business and new business development.
Rapp Collins Worldwide unveiled a new corporate structure and announced five executive management promotions. In the new structure, ROBERT HORVATH, formerly corporate chief financial officer, has been promoted to the new position of president, Direct Marketing, with all agency operations reporting into him. EDWARD R. MCNALLY, JR., formerly RCW president/chief operating officer, assumes a new role as president, diversified services, where he is responsible for the integration of, and role for, all current and future services and partnerships, as well as overseeing the agency's newly created Corporate Marketing & Communications department. CATHY CLIFT, formerly executive vice president, planning at RC-Dallas, …
RAZOR magazine announced that JASON STROOT, previously an account manager at Surface magazine, has been hired as account manager. He will work out of the magazine's New York City office. Stroot's core reasonability will be electronics, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, financial, gaming, and packaged goods.
JEFF BANDER has been named to vice president of sales at BROADWAY.COM. Bander be will be responsible for overseeing the company's advertising strategy, planning including management of all contracts, creation of sales materials, and coordination of all advertising sales for BROADWAY.COM and the new Broadway cable channel advertising sales.