Hiring, promotions and awards


jobs_small.jpgADOTAS — Pangea Media, Burst Media, Titan Worldwide, Double Verify, Collective Media and The Concept Farm made announcements this week.

Collective Media:

Jennifer Morgan was named Chief Marketing Officer. Morgan’s former positions include director of operations at The Wonderfactory, an interactive branding, advertising and design agency, and vice president and managing director of David Stark Design and Production, a leading event and experiential marketing agency. Earlier in her career as executive producer with USA Networks Interactive Entertainment, Morgan oversaw the digital strategy for the company’s television and film businesses, including cross-platform promotions and programming. She also held the positions of director of communications and director of operations for IAC.


David Bell, former CEO and Chairman of the Interpublic Group of Companies, has joined its Board of Directors. Bell is currently an Operating Advisor at Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P., a private equity fund manager. From March 2006 until March 2007, he was Chairman Emeritus of the Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. From January 2005 until March 2006, Mr. Bell was Co-Chairman of IPG and from February 2003 until January 2005, he was its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and served as Vice Chairman from July 2001 to January 2003.

The Concept Farm:

Matt Plavoukos was named Digital Director. Previously, Plavoukos was a Director of Digital Strategy for Colangelo Synergy Marketing. He also led his own digital consulting firm in which he provided marketing and business strategy for many clients, including The Concept Farm.

Burst Media:

Has joined the Network Advertising Initiative, a coalition of leading online advertising companies committed to developing actionable self-regulatory standards that establish and reward responsible business and data management practices and standards. Burst, which is also a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program, has been working with the NAI since late 2008 to become a Full Compliance Member.

Pangea Media:

The company’s popular tween/teen quiz site, Quibblo.com, was awarded the top “Advertising Media Web Site or Blog” for 2009 at The American Business Awards

Titan Worldwide:

Promoted Sales Director and Deputy Managing Director of Titan Ireland Heather McGuire to Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Northern California region. Ms. McGuire will also sit on the Executive Committee of the company. She spent 13 years working in media in New York in senior sales management roles at Discovery and Screen Vision. She then joined Titan Ireland as Sales Director in 2006, and was promoted in early 2009 to Deputy Managing Director.


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