Modernista! hired MICHAEL WRIGHT as creative director. Wright was most recently senior art director at The Martin Agency, where he worked on Timberland, UPS, Olympus, the ESPN X-Games, NASCAR and The Miller Brewing Company.
AdMeld hired MICHAEL BARRETT as chief executive officer. He most recently served as executive vice president, chief revenue officer for Fox Interactive Media.
Canoe Ventures hired MICHAEL DAVIS as general counsel; VICKI LINS as chief marketing officer; and ARTHUR ORDUÑA as chief technology officer.
DAVE DAMMAN is returning to Fallon as a group creative director. Damman worked for Fallon from 1999 to 2005, after which he went on to co-found his own agency, Damman Pearce.
90octane promoted LESLIE RUSSELL and SEAN VOORHIES to senior marketing coordinators.
LANCE JOHNSON was named global head of sales for Nokia Interactive Advertising, where he is responsible for driving mobile advertising growth, education and sales. Previously, he was a business consultant to Viacom and Amdocs.
MATT SCHULTE, formerly of Glam, iVillage and Dow Jones is now the national director of digital sales at Wenner Media.
SEAN MCCARTHY joined DDB Chicago as senior vice president, account director in charge of the newly acquired AT&T business. Prior to joining DDB, McCarthy was vice president, management director at DraftFCB in Chicago where he spent the last 12 years in different leadership roles. Most recently, he served as both domestic and global business leader for the Qwest, Dow Chemical and S.C. Johnson Wax clients.