CHANGING PLACES: Scott Hargrove, Marisa Thalberg, Serge Matta, Edward Razek…

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California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has appointed Scott Hargrove as Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer. He previously filled the role of Head of Brand and Consumer Marketing at Snap.






Marisa Thalberg has stepped down from the role of Global Chief Brand Officer at Taco Bell. She’ll move to parent company Yum Brands as Strategic Advisor. Thalberg’s marketing responsibilities at Taco Bell will be divided between Melissa Friebe, VP of marketing and Tracee Larocca, VP of advertising and brand engagement.





Serge Matta has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of ICX Media, a cross-platform video analytics company. Previously, he was CEO of Comscore and President of GroundTruth.







Edward Razek is leaving the role of Chief Marketing Officer at Victoria’s Secret’s parent company L Brands. The decision comes eight months after Razek stated in a Vogue interview that there was no place for plus-size or transgender models at Victoria’s Secret’s fashion shows.






WPP agency Essence announced that former APAC CEO Kyoko Matsushita has been elevated to global CEO. She succeeds former Essence global CEO Christian Juhl, who became global CEO of GroupM in July.