GE Commercial Finance has named four executives to its Global Media & Communications origination team. MARK HUANG has been appointed senior vice president, Technology Lending; EITAN MILSTEIN has been named senior vice president for the Special Situations team; and KEVIN KHANNA and ROBERT MALONE will serve as vice presidents, focusing on the entertainment and media sectors respectively.
The Devon Group has hired JENNIFER ORT as an account supervisor.
TIM CASTELLI has been named associate publisher of Maxim magazine. Castelli joins the magazine from Ziff Davis Media, where he was rose from a classified sales rep for PC Magazine to becoming the senior vice president, group publisher of the consumer technology group. In addition, AMY NEWMAN has been promoted to associate publisher, creative services and marketing. She was previously the group services director. Prior to joining Maxim, Newman was the president of triP Entertainment, a marketing and public relations firm where she worked as a consultant.
JENNIFER GARR has been promoted to chief operating officer at WestWayne, and will continue to run the agency's Tampa office as executive vice president, managing director. KAREN EVANS has been promoted from executive vice president, chief strategic officer at WestWayne to executive vice president, chief marketing officer. Lastly, TOM FULLER, formerly COO, has been named chief administrative officer.
T3 (The Think Tank) has added three new account service specialists to its team. JENNIFER WALKER joins T3 as an account supervisor for new business. Most recently, Walker worked as an account supervisor at Tocquigny in Austin. Walker will work with the new business team and assist with new accounts. MEREDITH GUNTHORP comes to T3 as a senior account executive for Dell Catalog. Prior to joining T3, Gunthorp worked as an account supervisor at McGarrah/Jesse in Austin. Gunthorp's responsibilities will include account management for the Fortune 1000 clients. Lastly, ADRIANE BEERS joins T3 New York as an account executive for …
RANDY FRANK LEEDS was named publisher of Organic Style and Organic Gardening magazines. Frank Leeds is charged with further developing and broadening revenue opportunities for the magazines - including ad sales and licensing. Frank Leeds comes to Organic Style from Premier Retail Networks where she served as senior vice president of sales.
Seybold Seminars has named ANDREW "DREW" MILLER as general manager of the Seybold event series and publications. In his new role, Miller will direct both editorial and conference content teams.
JO-ANN MUNRO has joined Enterprise/JWT as vice president, executive creative director. In addition, DOMINIQUE VIBIEN has been promoted to vice president, group director and MARYSE BLANCHARD has been hired as account supervisor on the Tim Hortons account.
DANE B. FARNUM has been named associate publisher of the Time4 Media Marine Group. Farnum joins the Marine Group following a 17-year tenure at Rodale Inc.
The Bravo Group has hired LUIS CABRERA as managing director of Bravo Uno-a-Uno, Bravo's one-to-one marketing unit. Cabrera will be one of two managing directors responsible for managing the business unit combining direct, interactive and CRM marketing with entertainment and other new media disciplines. He joins The Bravo Group from Neoris where he held the position of business solutions manager.