Company Launches

Chapter One: Matt Kaplan and Robyn Marshall have launched this new company. Kaplan is President and Marshall is Executive Vice President. Max Siemers has also come on board as Creative Executive.

Studios, Networks, and Media Conglomerates

20th Century Fox Television: Chloe Dan has joined as Vice President, Drama Development.

CBS Films: Lauren Fisher has been promoted to Manager of Acquisitions & Co-Productions.

Comcast: Jennifer L. Daleyand James P. McCue have both been promoted to Vice President and Assistant Treasurer.

NBC News: Richard Esposito has joined as Senior Executive Producer, Investigative Unit.

NBC News: Mark Schone has joined as Editor at the NBCNews.com Investigative Unit.

Paramount Pictures: Ben Waller has joined as Manager of Physical Production.

Sony Pictures Animation: Daniel Inkeles has been promoted to Creative Executive.

Film

Cineflix Media: Andrew Akman has joined as Chief Operating Officer.

CMJ Productions: Judith Beauchemin has been promoted to Partner.

Demarest Films: Whine Del Rosario has joined as Executive.

Ian Bryce Productions: Rebecca Rajkowski has been promoted to Vice President.

Material Pictures: Richard Weinberg has joined as Financial Partner.

Miramax: Richard Tulk-Hart has joined as Senior Vice President and Head, Television Sales for EMEA.

Miramax: Jo Sherlock has joined as Vice President, Television Sales for EMEA.

Miramax: Emily Briggs has joined as Vice President, Digital Sales.

Myriad Pictures: Audrey Delaney has joined as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Acquisitions.

Wigram Productions: Jeff Ludwig has been promoted to Creative Executive.

Television

MarVista Entertainment: Winny Poon has joined as Vice President and Controller.

MarVista Entertainment: Hannah Pillemer has joined as Creative Executive.

MarVista Entertainment: Tony Vassiladis has joined as Director, Strategic Programs.

Shine America: Kate Shepherd has joined as Vice President, Development.

WWE: Gerrit Meier has joined as Executive Vice President, International.

Agencies, Management Companies, Public Relations, and Law Firms

Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency: Sami Housman has been promoted to Theatrical Agent.

New Leaf Literary & Media: Joanna Stampfel-Volpe has joined as Partner.

Cable

IFC: Brian Gottlock has been promoted to Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs.

Ovation: Evan Minskoff has joined as Senior Vice President and Head, Marketing and Brand Strategy.

Ovation: Douglas Strasnick has joined as Senior Vice President, Programming and Content Strategy.

WEtv: Dom Atteritano has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs.

Digital

Buzzfeed: Cat Bartosevich has joined as Press Director.

GoDaddy: Elissa Murphy has joined as Chief Technology Officer.

Google: Lawrence You has joined as Director, Privacy.

NowThis News: Frank Kavilanz has joined as Senior Vice President, Business & Strategy Development.

Twitter: Tom Thai has been promoted to Director of B2B Marketing.

Publishing

Forbes, Inc.: Jack Laschever has joined as President, Forbes Conferences.

Forbes, Inc.: Tom Davis has joined as Chief Marketing Officer.

Time, Inc.: Edward Felsenthal has joined as Managing Editor of the Time website.

Video Games

Zynga: Sean Kelly has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager of New York Operations.

Music

BMG: Dr. Thomas Hesse has been elected to the Board of Directors.

Interscope: Joie Manda has joined as President of Urban Music.

Universal Music Group: Will Tanous has joined as Executive Vice President and Head, Global Communications, beginning April 15, 2013.

Advertising

DDB: Roger Zhu has joined as Vice President DDB China.

DDB: Jason Wu has joined as Business Director, DDB China.

DDB: Dirk Rients has joined as Senior Vice President and Director of Mobile.

Havas G: Laura Maness has joined as U.S. Chief Growth Officer.

Havas Worldwide: Vin Farrell has joined as Global Chief Content Officer.

Havas Worldwide: Raphael de Andreis has joined as Chief Executive Officer, Havas Media France.

 

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