CHANGING PLACES: Pam El, Maor Sadra, Keisha N. Brown, Chris Stibbs…
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National Basketball Association Chief Marketing Officer Pam El will retire at the end of the year, ending a four-year tenure. The NBA will conduct a search for her replacement, according to a league spokesperson. El will continue to consult with the league on marketing and branding matters.
Applift has announced the appointment of Maor Sadra to Chief Executive Officer. Maor has been with Applift since 2014, as Vice President Strategic Development, rising to the role Managing Director & Chief Revenue Officer in 2015. Applift’s Co-Founder, Tim Koschella, hands the reins of CEO to Sadra soon after its recent rebranding.
Lagrant Communications has announced that Keisha N. Brown (KB) has been appointed to the position of president, a role held by the founder since its inception in 1990. Lagrant Communications (LC) specializes in Hispanic, African American, and LGBTQ consumer markets. In her new role, Keisha will focus on client services and new business development. She will continue as the chair of the Health and Wellness Practice. Mr. Kim L. Hunter, former president and CEO, will remain the Chairman & CEO of the agency.
The Economist Chief Executive Officer, Chris Stibbs, is leaving the role after half a decade in charge. Stibbs will remain in his role until the title can pick out his successor, it estimated that the process may take up to a year.
Melissa A. Lentz has been named to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer of the MAGNET Global Network. As CEO, Lentz will drive strategy, promote the network, aid in worldwide agency recruitment, and advance educational programming. She'll report to MAGNET's Chairman, Scott Morgan, president of Brunner, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Albert Technologies has announced that Mark Kirschner is its new Chief Marketing Officer. Kirschner joins Albert after serving as CMO of eBay Enterprise and The Trade Desk, and Vice CMO of Global Marketing at Rakuten. As CMO, Kirschner will focus on building and refining Albert’s global marketing infrastructure, driving adoption across global consumer brands and expanding the company’s growing partnership program.