CHANGING PLACES: Keith Weed, Ewen Sturgeon, Mark D’Arcy…
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Unilever's Keith Weed has been named president by The Advertising Association. Weed has spent most of his career at Unilever, first joining in 1983, and holding roles including marketing director and UK chairman.
Ewen Sturgeon has resigned as chief operating officer at Publicis.Sapient International to pursue opportunities outside the marketing industry after 26 years of agency life.
Facebook has named Mark D’Arcy as vice president of global business marketing and chief creative officer. In this role, he will oversee all marketing functions for the global business marketing organization.
Advertising industry veteran Bunker Sessions has been hired by Extreme Reach as vice president of Sell-Side Solutions. Sessions will be spearheading the development and deployment of Extreme Reach's new sell-side solutions, addressing the creative sourcing needs of programmers and publishers.
Republica announced the promotion of Melissa Richter Bartolini to senior vice president and chief strategy officer. Before Republica, Bartolini worked at Razorfish and McCann Worldgroup.
Anheuser Busch In-Bev has appointed Pedro Earp as their new global CMO. Earp will now not only be the company’s global CMO but he will also be ZX Ventures officer.
Katharine Newby-Grant has been promoted to marketing director by Procter & Gamble. She will now oversee marketing for P&G in Northern Europe. Katharine joined the company in 2000.
Michael Murray has joined Wunderman as president and chief product officer. His mission will be to drive Wunderman’s data strategy. Murray comes from ItemMaster where he served as chief executive.
Mitú has laid off their CEO Herb Scannell, a television industry veteran who once ran Nickelodeon and BBC Worldwide North America, as well as Mitú president and co-founder, Beatriz Acevedo.
Tonia O’Connor has resigned as chief revenue officer for Univision. O’Connor joined Univision in January 2008 and she had spent 13 years at Gemstar-TV Guide before joining Univision.