Brand.net hired Beth Soroken-Broun as Director of Sales for the East Region, based in New York, and Heather Oxer as Director of Sales for the Central Region, based in Chicago.
Soroken-Broun joins Brand.net from Conde.net where as Executive Sales Director she lead the Beauty/CPG category, managing key accounts including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, J&J and Beiersdorf AG. Prior to Conde.net, Beth led these categories for Time Warner’s InStyle.com.
Oxer ran the Central Region for Blue Lithium, and managed the Midwest sales team through the company’s acquisition by Yahoo! in October 2007. She captained the key Retail (Big Box Store and Quick Serve Restaurant) and CPG categories for the Yahoo! Network in the Central Region.
Abacast appointed John Morris and Jim Kott as Co-presidents and Kristy Surovic as VP, Administration.
Morris has been with Abacast since April 2001. He was a key member of the Company’s initial technology development team, ultimately promoted to the position of VP Engineering and Chief Technology Officer. He will continue to serve in that position.
Kott, formerly an officer at Tukati before that company was acquired by Abacast in mid-2008, has been leading the Company’s marketing, sales administration and product management functions since joining Abacast. He will continue to serve as VP, Sales, Marketing and Product Management.
Surovic has headed the Company’s administrative functions since joining Abacast in early 2007.
Revenue Science hired Christina Castellano as account manager for their client services team. Castellano joins the Revenue Science team from RevolutionHealth Network, where she worked as an account manager.
Plastic Jungle announced Gary Briggs as its chief executive officer. Briggs most recently served as chief marketing officer for eBay.
Econsultancy hired former ClickZ VP and Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Lieb as vice president and will oversee the launch of its US division. Prior to joining Econsultancy, she served as VP and editor-in-chief of the respected internet marketing publisher The ClickZ Network, during which time she managed SearchEngineWatch.com.
Greenspun Media Group appointed Katia Kravtchenko as director of business development for its Niche Media Western Division team. Formerly, Kravtchenko was public relations manager at Neiman Marcus.
The Wikimedia Foundation appointed Roger McNamee to the Foundation’s Advisory Board. Roger McNamee is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Elevation Partners.
The Mobile Marketing Association named mobile industry veteran Mike Wehrs as President and Chief Executive Officer of the association.