Changing Places: Carla Hendra, Gary Ginsberg, Trent Ricker, Bill Dandy, Laurie Benson…

Carla Hendra, currently Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather New York and CEO, Ogilvy & Mather North America, will lead the Practice as its Global Chairman, reporting directly to Global CEO Miles Young.  She assumes her new role on January 4, 2010.

News Corporation has announced that Gary Ginsberg, News Corporation’s Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs, will be leaving the company at the end of the year.

Trent Ricker, former Convio Vice President of Account Services, joins Pursuant Group as President of Pursuant Agency. Trent is a career veteran in advertising and marketing with focused expertise in interactive media and nonprofit Consulting.

Borders Group, Inc. has appointed Bill Dandy Senior Vice President, Marketing, effective Nov. 20.  Dandy has more than 20 years of retail experience, serving in marketing and operations leadership roles for several multi-billion-dollar retail organizations.

Bloomberg Markets (R) magazine, the monthly publication for investors and business professionals, has named Laurie Benson advertising director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), based in London.

Surropa.com, the online store of Latinos, hired Natalia Zapata as E-Commerce Manager. Zapata’s main task is will be to expand Surropa.com’s presence in the U.S. Hispanic market.


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