Former Los Angeles Dodger and San Diego Padres first baseman STEVE GARVEY has been named editor-at-large forSporting Goods Business.
InsightExpress has named LORA FEINMAN senior account executive, a new position within the company's Online Ad Effectiveness Group. Feinman will be responsible for developing the regional sales strategy for the East Coast, which includes New York, Boston and Atlanta. Feinman joins InsightExpress from Columbia House where she served as senior business development manager.
EILEEN MURPHY has been named Gemstar-TV Guide’s senior vice president for corporate communications. Murphy will manage all media relations’ activities for the company and will oversee its internal and external communications. Murphy joined Gemstar-TV Guide in August as vice president, communications for the publishing group.
HEATHER ROETS has been promoted to vice president, traffic systems at Comcast Spotlight. Prior to Comcast, she worked for NCC (National Cable Communications).
Meyer & Wallis has added CRAIG GAGNON, vice president and director of account management, to its senior management team. Gagnon served most recently as vice president, management supervisor for BVK.
The Los Angeles office of Universal McCann has made three vice president appointments for the Sony team. EMILY GLICKFELD has been promoted to vice president, associate broadcast director, responsible for providing the buying team with insights, goals and strategies on all Sony AOR broadcast buys. DAN PIERCE has been promoted to vice president, associate media director, responsible for overseeing all day-to-day media planning activities on the Sony Pictures Home Entertainment account. Lastly, CONSUELO ROVIROSA has been promoted to vice president, director of traffic and network clearance, overseeing all national broadcast, cable and local traffic for Sony Pictures, Home Entertainment, …
BRUCE WINTERTON has joined Hill, Holliday as executive vice president and director of client services. Winterton will manage and oversee the agency’s client services group across the network. Most recently, Winterton served as executive group director on the Motorola business at Ogilvy & Mather in New York.
Mediaedge:cia (MEC) has formed a new management team for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. MARK AUSTIN will continue to serve as chairman, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, with MELANIE VARLEY elevated to chief executive officer, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Varley replaces DOMINIC GRAINGER, who has now become managing director, GroupM, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Austin and Varley are tasked with driving the growth and success of Mediaedge:cia across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. Austin will focus primarily on Europe, Middle East, and Africa strategy development, management of the local markets, and mergers and acquisitions. …
DAN HARRISON has been named senior vice president, emerging networks, where he will oversee and develop Sleuth, the NBC Universal Television Group's new crime-mystery cable channel that will launch on January 1. Harrison will also continue to be responsible for managing Universal HD, NBCU's high-definition digital network. Previously, Harrison served as senior vice president, cross-network strategy & emerging networks.
Samsung Electronics America has promoted JIM SANDUSKI to senior vice president of marketing of the newly combined Digital Video and Audio Products Group. In addition, Samsung has added JOHN REVIE as vice president for the Visual Display Products Group.