Midwest Living, published by Meredith Corporation, has promoted ROBERT LEIBOWITZ to New York advertising manager. He has also held sales positions at Meredith’s Ladies’ Home Journal and Better Homes and Gardens.
HGTV added GABRIELLA MESSINA and ANDREW SINGER to its team as directors of program production. The two will develop show concepts into lifestyle programs for the network. Messina has worked as an independent producer for the past 10 years. Singer joins HGTV from VH1 where he produced programs such as "Retrosexual: The 80s" and "Awesomely Bad Career Moves."
The Bravo Group has named DELIA DELISSER as group account director, and promoted TRACY DECKER to vice president, media director and YVONNE MONTANINO to associate director, strategic planning & research. DeLisser will be responsible for the Kraft Foods account. She joins Bravo from Reynardus & Moya, where she served as vice president, client services.
JULIA FORD has joined ENC Marketing & Communications as marketing manager.
CMD has hired JENNIFER SEAVEY as an account supervisor and HILARY REINMUTH and CHRISTOPHER WONG as account executives in the account services department.
Mindshare North America, part ofMindShare Worldwide, a WPP company, has named SCOTT NESLUND managing director of MindShare Chicago. He replaces BRUCE SMITH who left to pursue other interests. Most recently, Neslund was president of StarLink Worldwide. Prior to that, Neslund was managing director of StarcomMediaVestGroup Canada, an agency he helped launch and run.
Draft New York has tapped DAVID MENDELL and CHRISTOPHER RETCHO as management supervisors to work on the agency's Computer Associates account. Both join Draft from OgilvyOne Worldwide.
Return Path has hired MARTIN DONNER, former chief operating officer of Marketing Technology Solutions, as vice president and general manager of Return Path's List & Data Solutions. Donner replaces MICHAEL MAYOR, the former president and COO of NetCreations, who left Return Path in April.
CHRISTINE M. SMITH has joined Barry Group as an account executive. She will be responsible for account planning and management.
CHRIS MARROW has joined TACODA in the newly created position of vice president, Western advertising sales. Marrow will manage the Western U.S. advertising sales team for TACODA Audience Networks. He joins the company from eBay where he was business development manager for the past three years.