United Airlines management moves, new leader of marketing at Unilever and more. People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it. Check out last week’s Changing Places here.
Foursquare has announced the appointment of David Shim as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, effective immediately. David, previously the Founder and CEO of Placed, joined the company as President in June of this year, after the closing of Foursquare’s acquisition of Placed from Snap. David will replace Jeff Glueck.
Scott Kirby will replace Oscar Munoz as CEO of United Airlines. Munoz will transition to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of United Airlines Holdings as of May 20, 2020. As of that date, United President Scott Kirby will take over as CEO. Kirby was recruited to United Airlines in August 2016, as he previously held the same role at American.
Long-time ad industry executive Jordan Bitterman has joined ad-tech firm TripleLift as CMO. Bitterman, who has been Vice President, Digital Strategy & Sales at IBM for the past three years, previously filled the role of Chief Strategy Officer at Mindshare.
Unilever has appointed Conny Braams to lead its global marketing efforts after an almost year-long search to fill the role left vacant by Keith Weed. Braams, who was previously Executive Vice President for Unilever Middle Europe, will take on the newly-created position of Chief Digital and Marketing Officer.
The Washington Post’s Spanish-language podcast, “El Washington Post,” made its debut this week. The podcast’s host is Emmy-Award winning journalist Juan Carlos Iragorri, with co-hosts Dori Toribio and radio journalist Jorge Espinosa. The podcast offers insight into the most important global news stories.