Executive Appointments

MRP

James Regan

Chief Marketing Officer

MRP (LSE: FDP), a global provider of end to end predictive marketing and sales solutions powered by data, software, and services today announced the appointment of James Regan to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer.

MRI Software

Mandira Mehra

Chief Marketing Officer

MRI Software has hired its first chief marketing officer: Mandira Mehra. In the new role, Mehra will report directly to CEO Patrick Ghilani. The

Spirit Telecom

Catherine Bolch

Chief Marketing Officer

ASX-listed ISP, Spirit Telecom, has brought on a new chief marketing officer as well as chief operating officer to join its executive team. Catherine Bolch joins as Spirit's first CMO after spending the past 11 years at Origin Energy.

Under Armour

Andy Donkin

Chief Marketing Officer

Under Armour has announced that Andy Donkin, who served as Amazon’s head of worldwide and mass brand marketing for the past four years, will serve as the sports apparel retailer’s new chief marketing officer.

Sony Pictures

Virginia Lam

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Content, Production and Marketing

Sony Pictures Television has promoted Virginia Lim to senior vice president and general manager of content, production and marketing for the Asia region.

Samsung

Simona Panait

Head of Marketing

South Korea-based company Samsung appointed Romanian national Simona Panait as the head of its marketing strategy and communications for the Southeast Europe region, including Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary, writes local paper Ziarul Financiar.

Mercedes-Benz

Michael Jopp

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz has appointed Michael Jopp as the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing in India, effective August 1, 2016.

Ricardo Beverly Hills

Carmen Negrea

Vice President of Marketing

Ricardo Beverly Hills, a global leader specializing in the design, innovation and marketing of luggage and travel accessories, announced today that Carmen Negrea has been promoted to vice president of marketing.

Billaway

Tom Haley

Chief Marketing Officer

Billaway announced the addition of Tom Haley, formerly of American Express, where he built, launched and operationalized Plenti, the first coalition loyalty program in the U.S., serving partners such as AT&T, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Expedia, ExxonMobil, Hulu, Macy's, Nationwide and Rite Aid.

Octiv

Brad Gillespie

Chief Marketing Officer

Indianapolis-based Octiv has hired Brad Gillespie to serve as chief marketing officer. Gillespie previously led global marketing and events for Connecticut-based research and advisory firm SiriusDecisions.

F5 Networks

Ben Gibson

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced the addition of Ben Gibson to its executive team as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, reporting to the CEO.

Jamba Juice

Rachel Phillips-Luther

CMO

Jamba Juice has named Rachel Phillips-Luther—former marketing chief at Zoes Kitchen—as CMO of the smoothie-and-juice chain.

Slush

Amelia Chen

Head of Marketing and Media Relations

Slush, an event company that brings together the leading actors in the global tech ecosystem to accelerate the growth of startups, has hired Amelia Chen as its head of marketing & media relations in Singapore.

Telenor

Bilal Kazmi

CMO

Islamabad—Telenor Group has appointed Bilal Kazmi as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Telenor Pakistan on Friday.

Telia Estonia

Holgar Halijand

Head of Retail and Marketing

Operator Telia Estonia has appointed Holger Haljand as the new head of the division of retail customers and marketing. 

Airbnb

Juliana Nguywen

Head of Marketing APAC

Former Nike marketer Juliana Nguyen is to head Airbnb’s marketing across APAC the company has announced. Nguyen, who was previously Melbourne based, takes over the role from Matthias Schuecking who has departed the company after a two-year term, according to sources close to the company.

Akamai

Monique Bonner

Chief Marketing Officer

The new chief marketing officer for Cambridge-based Akamai Technologies is former Dell Inc. executive Monique Bonner.

Starz

Alison Hoffman

Chief Marketing Officer

Starz has promoted Alison Hoffman to the newly created position of chief marketing officer from executive vice president of marketing. It's one of a number of top executive promotions, under recently-renewed CEO Chris Albrecht, in the last few weeks at the premium programmer, which is in the process of being acquired by Lionsgate for $4.4 billion in cash and stock.

Dish

Jay Roth

Chief Marketing Officer

Dish named Jay Roth senior VP and CMO. Roth, previously with JPMorgan Chase, will be responsible for marketing, advertising and consumer insights. He will report to Warren Schlichting, executive VP of marketing, programming and media sales at Dish, when he starts his new job later this summer.

Xerox

Pui Chi Li

Head of Marketing MEA

Xerox has appointed Pui Chi Li as the head of marketing for Middle East and Africa (MEA). Chi will oversee Xerox marketing and communications activities, technology product and offering management, strategic pricing, sales enablement and lead generation initiatives across the MEA region.