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HR and recruitment specialists Randstad has appointed Ximo Soler as Chief Marketing Officer for the Asia Pacific region. Soler will provide strategic direction for the Asia Pacific marketing community in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
Mitel has taken another step forward with its growth objectives, naming former Sonus and Nortel executive Wes Durow as its new chief marketing officer (CMO). In his new role, he will focus on developing Mitel's global marketing and communications initiatives as a way to increase the company's brand consideration levels and directly contribute to its growth objectives.
Joseph M. 'Trey' Loughran
Equifax Inc. appointed Joseph M. 'Trey' Loughran, age 47, as Chief Marketing Officer, succeeding Paul Springman, age 69, who has retired after 24 years of service.
Cumulus announced that media research, sales and marketing executive Pierre Bouvard has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer. In his new post, Bouvard will lead the marketing strategy for the media and entertainment company, including both its local and national brands. Bouvard will develop targeting applications for advertisers and agencies to reach their ideal audience across Cumulus' and Westwood One's 193 million weekly listener footprint.
GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, has appointed Phil Bienert, who has served nearly two years as GoDaddy’s Executive Vice President of Digital Commerce, as Chief Marketing Officer.
Colliers International, a global leader in commercial real estate services announced the appointment of marketing executive Christine Schultz as the firm's Global Chief Marketing Officer. Schultz will be responsible for driving the growth of the firm's brand and thought leadership worldwide.
British publisher Archant has appointed Will Hattam to the newly created role of chief marketing officer. Hattam, who was previously managing director of Archant Lifestyle and Archant London, will lead the company’s marketing strategy and its digital development.
Maria Lopez-Knowles has been appointed to the newly created role of chief marketing officer for Entravision, a media company serving Latino audiences and communities. In her new role, she will oversee Entravision’s multimedia marketing efforts across its broadcast, radio, and digital properties while developing and managing the company’s corporate marketing strategy to achieve its strategic objectives.
Experian Consumer Services, a leading provider of online consumer credit reports, credit scores, credit monitoring and identity protection products, announced it has appointed Kristen Simmons as its chief marketing officer. Simmons is responsible for the strategic direction, development and execution of all product and marketing activities for Experian's consumer services business in North America.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has named Idris Mootee, the CEO of Toronto-based design firm Idea Couture, as its new chief marketing officer after the post had been left vacant for seven months. "Idris has extensive experience in marketing, strategy and design, which will be of great value to HTC's business strategy as an innovation leader going forward," HTC said in an emailed statement.
Khalid Abdul Latif
Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) - one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world - announced the appointment of Khalid Abdul Latif as Acting Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. In his position, Latif will lead the Company's global marketing strategies to drive innovation across Alba's business divisions.
Micromax, India's leading smartphone player, appointed Shubhajit Sen as its chief marketing officer to boost its marketing efforts as it looks to further improve its position in the surging smartphone market in the country.
Provider of cloud services for video, Brightcove has appointed Neil Lieberman as chief marketing officer. In this role, Lieberman will be responsible for driving Brightcove's worldwide branding and positioning, as well as the company's corporate marketing and marketing communications strategy.
Nexusguard, a pioneering Internet security solutions provider, announced the appointment of Hope Frank to the post of Global Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Frank was named a global top 50 CMO by both Forbes and CEO World in 2014. She will bring the same marketing leadership to Nexusguard that she exhibited in her time at Codenomicon, the security firm she made famous for discovering and branding the Heartbleed bug and its resolution.
Online company MakeMyTrip has appointed Saujanya Shrivastava as its new chief marketing officer. Shrivastava will be responsible for leading marketing initiatives across the company’s business lines and group entities and his key areas of focus will involve strengthening brand association with leisure travel, driving customer engagement & loyalty, and the mobile platform.
Brenda Freeman has been named chief marketing officer for National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild, the latest appointment by chief executive Courteney Monroe, who took the reins of the operation last April.
PTC announced the appointment of Charlie Ungashick as executive vice president and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. A high-energy executive, Ungashick has built and driven state-of-the-art global marketing functions at a range of successful, fast growth technology companies.
Dmitry “Dima” Ivanov
Bacardi has appointed Dmitry “Dima” Ivanov, previously global category director of rums with the group, its new chief marketing officer as Andy Gibson steps down from the role. Ivanov, who most recently developed and launched the Bacardi Untameable Since 1862 global marketing campaign, will also take up the position of president of Bacardi Global Brands with immediate effect.
The National Bastketball Players Association (NBPA) Executive Director Michele Roberts announced that Jordan Schlachter, the Executive Vice President for The Marketing Arm's sports marketing and sponsorship consulting practice, has been appointed as the NBPA's first ever Chief Marketing Officer ("CMO").
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the appointment of Maryam Banikarim as the company’s global chief marketing officer. Banikarim will assume her new role at Hyatt effective January 26, 2015, reporting to Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer.