CHANGING PLACES: Nigel Morris, Lauren Hanrahan, Tom O’Brien, Meredith Starkey…
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Nigel Morris, currently serving as a Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer ofthe Dentsu Aegis Network, has announced that he will step down from his position as of March, after 26 years at the company.
Publicis Media has announced the appointment of veteran Lauren Hanrahan to the role of CEO of Zenith US, Moxie, and MRY. In this role, she will be responsible for transforming Zenith’s roster of clients and accelerating the growth of the agency. Based in New York, she will report to Tim Jones, CEO, Publicis Media Americas, and succeeds Sean Reardon.
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has tapped former NBCUniversal and Nexstar Media Group executive Tom O’Brien as President of The Weather Channel, effective immediately. O’Brien also will hold the title of EVP of Allen Media, LLC. In his new position, O’Brien will oversee all television and digital operations of The Weather Channel television network and its streaming service Local Now.
Meredith Starkey has joined the Carolina Panthers as Chief Marketing Officer. Starkey prevoiusly spent nearly 10 years at T-Mobile, where she was Vice President of Marketing – Sponsorships and Events. Starkey will begin her new role in late March.
Cynthia Dickson is now Executive Director, Marketing & Media Strategy, at Native Tongue Communications, a new agency that has an exclusive partnership with OMD.
Prisa Brand Solutions has announced the appointment of Evelyn Adames, based in New York, and Edith Carranza, based in Miami, to lead the company’s sales strategy and business development in the United States.
Evelyn Adames brings more than 10 years of experience in guiding brand development using a total market approach. She has worked with Cox Media Group, Latina Media Ventures, and Spark Foundry, where she managed the clients’ accounts and strategic planning for advertisers and agencies.
Edith Carranza brings more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. and Latin American media industry. Prior to joining Prisa Brand Solutions, Carranza worked with Hola TV as the head of advertising sales, where she structured and set up new advertising sales business units, increasing ad revenue streams year after year.