ADOTAS – Yahoo! vet Cheryl Kellond has joined the management team at Panache, taking on the role of executive vice president. With 15 years in the industry, Kellond was previously vice president of advertiser product marketing.
With the promotions of Calvin Wong to chief operating officer; Sushene Swenson to vice president of finance; and Jeremy Greenspan to vice president of Midwest sales, appssavvy added three new employees. Most recently East Coast sales manager for Betawave, Greg Ellis was appointed East Coast sales director. Sara Madsen, previously account director of client relations was named client strategist. Formerly the marketing manager for Gameloft, Kelly Gudahl has taken on the responsibilities of account manager.
PostRelease has appointed automotive digital marketing expert Tyler Tanaka to the new position of account director.
SEMPO announced the results of the election for its board of directors. Returning to the board are Chris Boggs, director of search engine optimization for ROSETTA; Massimo Burgio, founder and chief strategist for Global Search Interactive; Bruce Clay, president of Bruce Clay, Inc.; Dave Fall, SVP of product and operations of Clickable; Kevin Lee, CEO of Didit; and Jeffrey Pruitt, CEO of Acendant. New faces on the board include Rob Garner, strategy director for iCrossing; Mike Grehan, VP and global content director for Incisive Media; Kristjan Mar Hauksson, director of search and owner of Nordic eMarketing;Motoko Hunt, president and Japanese search strategist of AJPR; Dmitriy Minenko, online specialist in search engine marketing for Tourism British Columbia; Margaret Willette, search marketing manager for Intuit; and Michael Y. Xu, SVP of Beijing Gridsum Technology.