Kate Bittman joined the New York office of Rodale as associate director for communications at Men’s Health magazine. She had been public relations manager at The New Yorker magazine, part of the Condé Nast Publications division of Advance Publications.
James Brooks joined Forge Worldwide, Boston, as an interactive art director. He had been a senior designer at the Boston office of Digitas, part of the VivaKi division of the Publicis Groupe.
Andrew Campbell and Dominick Cirigliano joined CBX, New York, as vice presidents, responsible for business development. Mr. Campbell had led business development efforts at Innovations and Development and Mr. Cirigliano had been director for business development at Brand Engineers.
The Coca-Cola Company expanded its relationship with the Indonesian operation of McCann Worldgroup, part of the Interpublic Group of Companies, by naming it agency of record for all sparkling beverages. The agency will continue to create campaigns for Coca-Cola and also handle the Fanta and Sprite brands, which had been handled by the Jakarta office of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, part of WPP. Billings were not disclosed.
Dave Damman, executive creative director at Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis, owned by the Interpublic Group of Companies, was promoted to chief creative officer, which had been a vacant post.
Diana DiGuido joined PM Digital, New York, in a new post, senior director for client services. She had most recently been an account director at Zeta Interactive.
Rick Doerr joined the New York office of T3 as senior vice president and managing director, succeeding Jane Crisan, who left to join the Garage Team Mazda, Irvine, Calif., part of WPP. Mr. Doerr had been managing director at BBDO Hong Kong, part of the BBDO Worldwide division of the Omnicom Group, and also served as regional business development director for Asia.
Good Housekeeping, New York, part of the Hearst Magazines unit of the Hearst Corporation, made two appointments. Sara Rad, director for brand development, was promoted to director for advertising and brand development. And Christine Rannazzisi-Gerstein, associate publisher for marketing at another Hearst magazine, Country Living, will also serve as associate publisher for marketing at Good Housekeeping; that post had been vacant since last summer, when Renée Lewin became associate publisher for marketing at Harper’s Bazaar, also a Hearst magazine.
Horizon Media, New York, promoted two executives in its Los Angeles office. Zach Rosenberg, general manager, becomes executive vice president and chief growth officer, a new post. Serena Duff, executive vice president and managing partner, becomes executive vice president and general manager for the Western region.
Ryan Ku joined Dojo, San Francisco, in a new post, planning director. He had most recently been a brand strategist at Eleven, San Francisco.
Gustavo Lauria joined the Vidal Partnership, New York, as managing partner and chief creative officer, succeeding Mauricio Galván, who left to become chief creative officer at Totality. Mr. Lauria had most recently been creative director at La Comunidad, Miami.
Ron Levy joined the New York office of Broadway Systems as senior vice president, overseeing client services and account management. He had most recently been senior vice president at MediaBank, which merged with Donovan Data Systems to form MediaOcean.
Peter A. Mayer Advertising, New Orleans, hired five employees. They are Erin Durbin, a digital account executive; Emily Edison, a junior account executive; Valerie Galati, an associate project manager for the CenturyLink account; Brian Oberkirch, director for interactive strategy; and Danielle Russo, a graphic designer.
Jim Moise joined Good Technology, Sunnyvale, Calif., in a new post, chief revenue officer. He had most recently been senior vice president for sales and operations at SupportSpace.
Tim Morral, who had been a freelance copywriter for Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, was promoted to senior copywriter.
Burns Patterson, executive vice president at Middleton & Gendron Brand Communications, New York, was promoted to a new post, chief operating officer. Also, two vice presidents, Jay Austin and Patricia Nugent, were promoted to senior vice presidents. The changes are part of a reorganization of the agency.
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Vienna, Va., part of Feld Entertainment, chose the Geppetto Group, New York, part of WPP, as agency of record for the its 142nd show. Billings were not disclosed. The assignment had previously been handled internally.
Xiaoming Shao joined Maxifier, New York, in a new post, managing director for the Asia-Pacific region. He had held a similar post at AudienceScience, New York.
Ellen Sluder joined CoreBrand, New York, in a new post, director for business development. She had been director for marketing and business development at Fleet Aviation.
Subway, Milford, Conn., consolidated its United States media services account by naming MediaCom, New York, part of the GroupM division of WPP, which already handles planning and buying for traditional media, to also handle planning and buying for digital media. The digital assignment, with spending estimated at $25 million to $30 million, had been handled by Publicis Modem, part of the Publicis Groupe. Spending in traditional media was estimated at more than $400 million.
Tillamook County Creamery Association, Tillamook, Ore., selected Vendor, Austin, Tex., to create two campaigns, one for the Texas market and one for several Western markets. Spending was not disclosed. The association, which makes cheeses, yogurts and other dairy products, had previously worked with Mono, Minneapolis, part of MDC Partners, for creative duties.
U.S. Cotton, Gastonia, N.C., named Marcus Thomas, Cleveland, as agency of record for the Swisspers line of cotton-based health and beauty aids. Spending for the assignment, which had been handled by Breehl, Traynor & Zehe, Cleveland, was not disclosed.
Jeff Voigt joined Doner, Southfield, Mich., in a new post, senior vice president for media insights. He had been senior partner and group communications research director at Team Detroit, part of WPP.
Jim Wayand joined the San Francisco office of MRM Worldwide as global business leader for Team Intel, which is dedicated to the Intel account. He succeeds Marylee George, who will lead the digital marketing group relationship with Intel. Mr. Wayand had been at Microsoft, leading assignments for the Microsoft Store and the Bing Marketing Engagement Team.
Colby Wilson joined Parliament, Portland, Ore., in a new post, director for client services. He had been director for operations at the Opus Creative Group, Portland.