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McDonald’s has confirmed that Jenni Dill, former PepsiCo Australia top marketer, will take over as CMO of the fast food chain in Australia.
The New York Times Co. said Thursday that it hired David Rubin as senior vice president and head of brand. Rubin, who most recently served as head of global brand marketing at Pinterest, joined The Times on Wednesday. He is responsible for leading enterprise-wide brand strategy, development and execution, and he reports to chief revenue officer Meredith Kopit Levien.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India had appointed Rahul Pansare as its head of marketing and Sushant Balsekar to head the company's PR and corporate communications.
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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has named Ashley Sargent Price as senior VP and creative director of marketing. In this role, Price will oversee creative marketing for all brands (Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Hollister Co.), the company`s internal photo studio, and marketing operations. She reports to Fran Horowitz, president & chief merchandising officer.
ESPN has appointed Freddy Rolón vice president and general manager of ESPN Deportes, the leading Spanish-language sports brand dedicated to providing the widest variety of sports to the U.S. Hispanic sports fan via television, online, print, radio and mobile. He will report to Russell Wolff, executive vice president and managing director of ESPN International, who is responsible for all of ESPN’s international businesses and for ESPN’s U.S. Hispanic efforts.
Turner India has appointed Deepa Sridhar as head of Turner Corporate Communications and CNN marketing for South Asia effective from today, April 11, 2016. Prior to joining Turner India, Sridhar was director of Corporate Communications, South Asia, for J. Walter Thompson
Advertising executive Peter Giorgi will be taking over as Celebrity Cruises’ chief marketing officer, the line announced Tuesday. Giorgi, who recently served as head of global advertising for home-sharing company Airbnb, will oversee the line’s global marketing strategies, including its new “Modern Luxury Lives Here” campaign. He will join the cruise line on April 15.
Monalisa Sahoo, senior director – Marketing at Qualcomm India & South Asia has joined Vodafone Business Services as head, marketing. In Vodafone Business Services, Monalisa will focus on large enterprises, global accounts, government and SME customers. She will take care of PR & analyst engagement along with customer value management in areas like mobility, enterprise solutions, M2M (Machine to machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions.
AppDynamics, an application intelligence leader helping power enterprise digital transformation, today announced the expansion of its leadership teams with the appointment of Kendall Collins as Chief Marketing Officer. Collins joins AppDynamics from Salesforce.com where he spent 12 years serving in multiple senior-level roles across departments, including three years as global CMO and more recently, CEO of Salesforce Cloud.
Microsoft has named a new CMO for Asia, promoting former head of marketing of Microsoft mobile devices in APAC Jolaine Boyd to the role. According to the tech giant, she will lead the region in terms of telling its story to consumers across its marketing platforms in “immersive ways”. Based in Singapore, Boyd will also lead the region in developing tools and content for customers to use across digital platforms.
Facebook finally appointed a new country head for its Indonesia office – Sri Widowati. Widowati replaced previous country manager Anand Tilak, who had left the position sometime in 2015 for a different role at Facebook’s regional headquarters in Singapore. One of the issues Widowati will have to deal with is the tightening grip of the government on foreign internet companies in Indonesia.
Evernote's SVP Marketing is Andrew Malcolm, who took over the role in November. He recently spent over two years Vice President Product Marketing Mobility at HP, and before that was in charge of marketing at Skype.
Edgeware, a provider of TV delivery architecture for IP networks, has announced the expansion of its executive team with the addition of Richard Brandon as the chief marketing officer (CMO). Brandon will oversee global marketing strategies and further develop Edgeware’s industry expertise in its mission to “make TV amazing again."
Metromile, a pioneer in pay-per-mile car insurance in the United States, announced that Raquel Rozas has joined the company's marketing team as Head of Brand and Product Marketing.
Online marketplace Snapdeal is set to appoint Kanika Kalra of Hindustan Unilever as its executive vice president for marketing, people aware of the matter said.
Ladbrokes Australia has announced that James Burnett has left his role as chief marketing officer, with Simon Jarvis being appointed as his replacement.
IAG (International Audio Group) has appointed Peter Peck as new head of marketing for Wharfedale Pro.Peck brings with him a wealth of a pro audio industry experience, having previously served as marketing manager at Yamaha and most recently as sales manager for studio software firm Steinberg.
In a newly created position, Lionsgate has named Michael Fisk as Executive Vice President of International Marketing. Fisk spent 12 years at Sony Pictures where he oversaw the marketing campaigns for the 007 series Spectre, Skyfall and Casino Royale, as well as Insidious, the Resident Evil franchise and the animated hits Hotel Transylvania and The Smurfs.
Christine Birch, who spent 12 years at Sony Pictures and before moving to posts at DreamWorks Studios, FilmDistrict and most recently at Focus Features as president of marketing, is returning to the Culver City lot. She has been tapped as EVP Domestic Creative Marketing Strategy, reporting to Domestic Marketing President Dwight Caines.
Time Inc. UK has appointed Michel Koch as its first ever chief marketing officer, with the publisher stating “the time was right” to strengthen its marketing expertise and “refocus” the business after 18 months of transformation.