Kaiku Finance hired Nico Golfar as senior vice president.
Eric Bridge joined Starcom as a senior vice president/director on the Samsung Mobile business. Tom Brookbanks joins as a senior vice president/global director leading Samsung’s business-to-business activity. Lastly, Jeff Liang also joins the Samsung team as a senior vice president/digital director.
MEC hired Michael Kostainsek as account director, senior partner.
Leo Burnett Group elevated Darren Norkett from chief financial officer to chief operations officer. Suellen Ravanas joined the agency as chief financial officer.
MeringCarson added Jonathan Jahr as a creative technologist.
FORGE worldwide promoted Erica Berger to senior account director.
MEC named Susan Schiekofer as president of digital for North America and Andy Wasef as head of innovation and technology for North America.
Digitaria Sports promoted John Van Spyk to executive vice president.
Warschawski promoted Dana Dorsheimer to associate.
The Weather Company named Vikram Somaya general manager of its new WeatherFX division. Somaya joins TWC from Thomson Reuters, where he served as vice president of global operations and audience.