CHANGING PLACES: Karl Meyer, Fiona Hughes, Dawn Sweeney, Dan Gertsacov…

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Global media and advertising technology company Entravision Communications Corporation has announced the appointment of Karl Alonso Meyer as Chief Revenue and Product Officer, effective immediately. Based in Los Angeles, Meyer will be responsible for leading all of Entravision’s sales and revenue strategy and initiatives.






Coty Inc. has appointed Fiona Hughes as Chief Marketing Officer, Coty Consumer Beauty, and as a member of the Executive Committee, effective June 12, 2019, reporting to Pierre Laubies, Coty CEO & Consumer Beauty President.







National Restaurant Association and National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation President & CEO Dawn Sweeney announced today that she will step down when her current contract ends at the end of 2019. Until then, she will continue to lead the Association and Foundation, gain Board approval for the 2020-2024 strategic plan, and assist Board leadership in the search for a new CEO.






Focus Brands Inc. announces that global industry leader Dan Gertsacov will join its executive team in the newly-created role of Global Chief Marketing Officer. Gertsacov joins Focus Brands from Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest independent franchisee of McDonald’s, where he held the title of Chief Marketing and Digital Officer.






KFC U.S. has named Monica Rothgery its new Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In her new role, she will oversee operational strategy and execution, improve processes, new labor models and technology integration. She joined KFC U.S. in August  and has worked at Yum Brands for nearly 30 years, originally joining in 1992 as a General Manager at Taco Bell.






Equinox hired Seth Solomons as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer, reported AdAge. Vimla Gupta, Equinox’s previous Chief Marketing Officer, was appointed a year-and-a-half ago. According to his LinkedIn, Solomons started in the ’90s with Wunderman before becoming Global CMO at Digitas, where he spent 11 years. Since 2015, Solomons has been the global CEO at Wunderman.





Felix Palau is now Group Brand Director, Tequila at Proximo Spirits. He previously filled the role of SVP, Marketing, Heineken Brand at The Heineken Company.