R/GA hired David Gilman as executive producer for the agency's retail offering. Prior to joining the agency, Gilman worked at Creative Realities, a technology and experience design company.
Leah Peterson was promoted to vice president of client development for Response Mine Interactive.
Stink Digital hired Josh Tenser as head of production and Margaux Renadin as interactive designer in its London office.
Slingshot hired Natalie Wasmer as senior copywriter. Most recently, Wasmer worked on the Walmart account at The Martin Agency.
TidalTV hired Kevin Smith as sales director, Midwest/automotive and Jim Kleinick as senior sales manager, Midwest.
DDB Chicago hired Gustavo de Mello as senior vice president, group strategy director in charge of the State Farm account. Prior to joining DDB, de Mello was a senior vice president, director of strategic planning at Lapiz, the Hispanic marketing division of Leo Burnett, where he was lead strategist on six Proctor & Gamble brands, Allstate, Blackberry, GM and several other accounts.
Rockett Interactive hired Ben Flecha as a supervisor, connection planning and Nick Tompkins as client engagement manager.
Hall & Partners appointed Max Gadney, the former head of the BBC News Design and Audience Insight Team, as chief creative officer. He will lead Hall & Partners' innovation, product development and visualisation teams across its 11 global offices.
BBH New York promoted Saneel Radia to director of innovation, up from director of media innovation.
Megan Suttile joined EchoPoint Media as senior media planner/buyer, while Jamie Simpson was named an assistant media planner/buyer. Lastly, Brian Schluep was promoted to senior media planner/buyer.