App Annie hired Luis Gutierrez as director of business development.
Publicis Seattle hired Jay Picard, as head of planning. Picard joins the agency from Hornell Anderson in Seattle, where he was director of integrated brand strategy.
Ogilvy & Mather’s Chicago office acquired the Chicago-based digital agency, The Royal Order of Experience Design. Effective immediately, the team members will become part of Ogilvy Chicago.
POSSIBLE, a WPP Digital company, named Tamy Harms as president, Cincinnati. Jodi Schmidtgoesling, who previously headed Cincinnati operations, has been promoted to the new, global position of chief client officer, Fast Moving Consumer Goods.
Trailer Park/goodness Mfg. hired D’nae Kingsley-Cronan as vice president, integrated planning, promoted Steve Boelhouwer to head of technology, and Brad Burris to creative director, digital/social.
Go Daddy named Blake Irving, formerly chief product officer of Yahoo! Incorporated as CEO. Irving will succeed Scott Wagner, who has been serving as interim CEO since July.
We Are Social hired Layla Revis as senior director and Erin Dorr as account director.
BIGSMACK hired Kevin Lahr as executive producer/director of production.
DDB New York hired James Tucker as associate creative director.
High Point Solutions hired Tina Zhang as a solutions architect.