Hiring, promotions and new locations


jobs_small.jpgADOTAS — Titan Worldwide, Apptera, Epic Advertising, Specific Media, House Party and Martopia announced hirings, promotions or new location openings this past week.

House Party:

Greg Besner was hired as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining House Party, Besner was the president and co-founder of Computershare Executive Services (“CES”) (formally known as “RSS”). Besner was also the president and co-founder of JLH Designs. Prior to founding RSS and JLH Designs, he was a vice president at Merrill Lynch. He is also an investor in Zappos. and LikeWear.

Titan Worldwide:

Rob Marlow was hired to the newly created position of Senior Vice President and Worldwide Chief Information Officer. Before joining Titan, Marlow was the Director of Global Technology for Altria. Prior to Altria, Mr. Marlow was the Manager of Global Operations for a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company in San Diego.


Joe Hurd has become the VP of Business Development. Prior to Apptera, Hurd was the Vice President, International and Vice President, Business Development at VideoEgg. Prior to VideoEgg, he ran business development and international at Friendster. Joe started his career at AOL.

Chris Monteferrante has joined as VP of Advertising Sales. Most recently, he led ESPN’s Advanced Media efforts. Prior to ESPN, he was Vice President of Advertising at Sony Pictures Television.

Specific Media:

Adam Hearn has joined the company as a senior account executive covering the Midwest region. Hearn joins Specific Media from online marketing services company Dotomi, Inc., where he served as director of business development. Prior, he spent two years at CareerBuilder.

Epic Advertising:

Has opened of a London office. The announcement follows the recent hiring of Rob Wilson in October 2008 as the SVP and General Manager of the company’s European business. Other staffers in place in the London office include: Heidi Kinsey (Network Director), Jason Kilby (Director of Gaming Operations) and Anna Mazziotti (Office Manager).


Aaron Adams was named Marketing Copywriter. Prior to joining Martopia, Adams worked for several years as a copywriter for a full service marketing agency. He also served as a writer/producer for a video production company.


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