CHANGING PLACES: Karina Wilsher, Brian Weiss, Ana Celia Urquidi, David Kenny…

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Karina Wilsher, Global Chief Operating officer of 14-year-old MDC shop Anomaly, was just named the new global CEO and partner of the agency. Wilsher joined Anomaly New York as CEO in 2011 from Fallon UK, where she was managing director. She was named global chief operating officer in 2017.





Brian Weiss has been promoted to president and general manager at Cooper Media, which operates Justice Network and Quest under parent corporation Cooper Holdings. Weiss takes over for Steve Schiffman, who is departing the company.






Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. and MarVista Entertainment have named veteran Mexican producer Ana Celia Urquidi General Manager of Production of their production joint venture committed. In the newly-formed role, Urquidi will oversee all major original productions and will manage the production portion of many of the company’s co-projects.




Nielsen Holding named former IBM and Weather Channel executive David Kenny as its new CEO, effective Dec. 3. Kenny will also join the board of directors of Nielsen.







NBCUniversal has promoted Carrie Stimmel to Executive Vice President, lifestyle and Hispanic advertising sales, responsible for Bravo, E!, Oxygen, Telemundo, Universal Kids and Universo networks. Stimmel, who was senior vice president, lifestyle advertising sales, reports to Laura Molen, who was promoted to president, advertising sales and partnerships of NBCUniversal.