LevLane promoted Caroline Pennartz from account coordinator to account manager.
C. Thomas Gruhler was promoted to president of McCann Erickson New York, up from executive vice president, worldwide account director, succeeding Lori Senecal.
MTV Networks Latin America opened an office in Bogota, Colombia, to be led by country manager, Christian Prada.
Draftfcb Seattle promoted Nick Chapman to vice president, creative director and Jamie Krummel to senior vice president, account director.
Draftfcb New York hired Chaz Mee as creative director. He was most recently at Strawberry Frog, where he created the Scion Speak Web site.
Current Media hired Ken Ripley as executive vice president of advertising sales. Most recently, Ripley was executive vice president of global advertising sales for IGA Worldwide.
Datran Media hired Dennis Syracuse as senior vice president of marketing analytics. Prior to joining Datran, Syracuse served as senior vice president for Sony Electronics where he led retail operations and merchandising across 65 SonyStyle store properties.
Posterscope Worldwide opened offices in Las Vegas and Miami. Jaime Konzelman was named managing director for the Las Vegas office and Beatriz Planas will serve as managing director of the Miami office.
Mediabrands hired Scott Beltran as executive vice president, chief information officer. Beltran joins Mediabrands from Lowe Worldwide, where he served as chief information/innovation officer since 2007.
Real Magnet hired Mike May as vice president of marketing & insights. May was formerly a senior analyst and research director at Jupiter Research.