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

This time we cover Reddit's hire of an inexperienced CEO, a new chief creative officer at Ogilvy & Mather New York, Buddy Media's nab from Salesforce, a new appointment by Virbant, and a change in senior management at Marketsmith.


Reddit has a new CEO. Facebook's former director of engineering has taken up the role citing his lack of experience in leading a company is a reflection on a reddit's non-conventional approach.

Vibrant appointed Sheila Buckley, previously of Time Warner, Sports Illustrated, to take up the new role of Chief Revenue Officer.

Digital financial media company, TheStreet, hired Elisabeth DeMarse as President and Chief Executive Officer. DeMarse previously held the position of CEO at Bankrate and CreditCards.com.

Wikiloan made Denita Willoughby Chief Executive Officer and she is also now a member of their Board of Directors. Before Wikiloan, Willoughby was Vice President of External Affairs in the Greater Los Angeles Area for AT&T.

Buddy Media appointed former Senior Vice President of Industry Verticals at Salesforce.com, Susan St. Ledger, as president.

General Dynamics hired Phebe N. Novakovic as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Pottery Barn appointed Monica Bhargava as their new Executive Vice President, Product Development.

Onit hired former Director of Legal Services at Pangea3, Paul Zengilowski, as Customer Development Executive. He will oversee the company's outside sales, partner and channel strategy. 

Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide brought on board two new hires: Ellen Oberman as Vice President, General Manager of Brand Practice, and Adam Kaplan as Vice President of Client Services. 

Lori Cloud has joined G7 Entertainment as Executive Director of Client Services. Cloud was most recently VP Brand Strategy and Digital Media at Big Enterprises. 

MaxLite recently announced the promotion of Pat Treadway to director of product marketing.

Direct marketing agency Marketsmith promoted Carina Pologruto to GM and EVP of client services replacing current president and CEO, Monica Smith.

Ogilvy & Mather New York has named Calle Sjoenell as chief creative officer.

Heather Taylor

Published 9 March, 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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Congratulations to Paul. He is a terrific salesman.Good luck at Onit.

over 6 years ago

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