CHANGING PLACES: K. Guru Gowrappan, Mel Edwards, Sara Larsen…
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Verizon Communications has named K. Guru Gowrappan as Oath's CEO replacing Tim Armstrong. Gowrappan previous role was president and chief operating officer (COO)
Wunderman has appointed Mel Edwards as its global chief executive. Edwards will be responsible for realising Wunderman’s vision of creating a ‘Creatively Driven. Data Inspired’ message to brands.
Sara Larsen has been appointed chief marketing officer by Brightcove. Larsen prior role was vice president, Americas marketing and communications at Dassault Systèmes.
Uber has hired Rebecca Messina as its global chief marketer. Messina joins from Beam Suntory where she held the same role. Prior to this, she spent 22 years at Coca- Cola.
Imran Khan is leaving his position as chief strategy officer at Snapchat to "pursue other opportunities". Khan joined the company in 2015.
Vinayak Hegde has been hired by Airbnb as lead of 'global growth marketing and traffic platform'. Hedge joins from Groupon where he was the e-commerce company’s senior vice president and global CMO.
Vevo has named Alan Price as chief executive officer (CEO). Price joined the company nine years ago as chief finance officer.
Twitter has hired Sarah Personette as its new head of global Twitter Client Solutions. Personette joins from Refinery29 and will oversee all of the global regional TCS leaders, Client Solutions Development and Global Brands.
MDC Partners announced that Scott Kauffman is stepping down as chairman and CEO. Kauffman previously served as presiding director of the board, beginning in 2006.
Chief marketing officer Seth Farbman will leave Spotify at the end of this month to “pursue other opportunities”. Farbman joined from Gap in 2014.