Once again we've put together the most senior and influential job moves in the US.

This time we cover a major move in News Corp, a loss of a verteran from Forbes Media and a big promotion at Edelman.

News Corp. hired former Young & Rubicam Inc. executive Hamish McLennan as executive vice president. His role will primarily be to oversee global brand partnerships.

Publicis Worldwide has hired Aude Gandon, the former L’Oréal worldwide account director at McCann Erickson.

Forbes Media has lost 12 year veteran, Kevin Gentzel, who will be joining video news distribution network NDN, or News Distribution Network. Meredith Levien will take his position while Mark Howard will add senior vp of digital ad strategy to his duties.

Edelman has named Matthew Harrington as chief operating officer and his responibilities will add Europe/Middle East/Africa, Asia-Pacific and Canada/Latin America to his current US ones.

David Bianco was appointed as chief U.S. equity strategist for Deutsche Bank AG.

Glam Media has brought on Erin Matts as the company’s svp and chief digital marketing officer. She comes from Anheuser-Busch InBev where she was a global director of digital connections.

OnApp, the leading innovator in cloud and CDN software, is expanding its US presence with a new North American Director of Sales, Behshad Behnam, and a Pre Sales specialist, Chris Younger.

Pyramis Global Advisors, the institutional arm of US asset manager Fidelity, has recruited Mike Jones as a new chief executive.

Weber Shandwick has hired Jim Paul, a former creative director at Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide, as its executive creative director.

Cohn & Wolfe has snagged Jim Joseph from Lippe Taylor to be the president of the WPP agency's North America region, a newly created position.

The Motion Picture Association of America has appointed Kate Bedinfield as director of strategic communications.

Robin Hood has announced that Deborah Winshel will be taking the newly-created post of president, an addition to her position of chief operating officer.

Heather Taylor

Published 17 February, 2012 by Heather Taylor

Heather Taylor is the Editorial Director for Econsultancy US. You can follow her on Twitter, Google+ or Pinterest.

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