Ad Agency Update- People on the Move, August 2013
• The CementBloc
Dan Sontupe is promoted to executive VP of payer strategy and market access, The CementBloc (thecementbloc.com). Prior to joining the agency, Mr. Sontupe was director of client services at Ogilvy CommonHealth Payer Marketing. Greg Williams is named VP of the payer strategy team, and John Knutila becomes director of content strategy.
• GA Communication Group
Ron Bieletzky becomes senior art director, GA Communication Group (gacommunication.com). Mr. Bieletzky was an art director at Topin & Associates and Corbett. Jean May is named producer. Ms. May was a project director at CAHG. Lauren Goodwin becomes project manager. Ms. Goodwin was a marketing assistant at Comply Enterprises. Ellen Life is appointed senior copywriter. Ms. Life was a senior copywriter at Plan B and TMP Worldwide. Maggie Bronny becomes the agency’s first email specialist. Ms. Bronny was a brand manager for IF Marketing. Syed Ahmed is named senior copywriter. Mr. Ahmed was a lead writer at AbelsonTaylor.
• Pacific Communications
Tim Brennan is named art supervisor, Pacific Communications (pacific-com.com). Mr. Brennan was an art director at AbelsonTaylor
Nikki Muntz is appointed partner, healthcare business development, Rosetta (rosetta.com). Ms. Muntz was VP of business development at Cell Division. Eileen O’Brien becomes associate partner, paid, owned, and earned media. Ms. O’Brien was director of search and innovation at Siren Internactive.
• Sudler & Hennessey
David Cherry is promoted to chief digital officer in the United States, Sudler & Hennessey (sudler.com). Mr. Cherry has been with Sudler since 2009; before that he was VP, marketing technology at Wunderman. Joe Gattuso is named executive VP, director of strategic planning. Mr. Gattuso was executive VP, chief strategic officer at Ogilvy CommonHealth. Chris Duffey and Greg Lewis have both returned to Sudler, Mr. Duffey as senior VP, group creative director and Mr. Lewis as senior VP, management supervisor in the Sentrix division. Mr. Duffey returns to the agency from Draftfcb/NeON; Mr. Lewis was chief marketing officer at DKI. Richard Veal is appointed senior VP, strategic planning. Mr. Veal was VP, practice leader, oncology marketing at Digitas Health. Andrew Kaufman becomes senior VP, strategic planning. Mr. Kaufman was art supervisor at Juice Pharma. Ed Infurna is named senior VP, account management. Mr. Infurna was at CDM. John Donohue becomes VP, director, editorial services. Mark Davis is appointed senior VP, digital strategist. Chris Watson becomes senior VP, creative director, Sentrix. Mr. Watson was executive creative director, Harrison & Star. Thomas Culhane is named senior VP, management supervisor. Mr. Culhane was senior VP group account supervisor, Juice Pharma. Tom Sudovar and Laura Torres are hired as VP account group supervisors. Ms. Torres was group account supervisor at Rapp. Eric Hannula, Tom Finnerty, and Brian McIntosh are hired as VP associate creative directors. Mr. Finnerty was group art supervisor at DDB Remedy. Denise Ficano is promoted to senior VP, group creative director. Jane Ma, Karyn Ruff, and Mike Sampar are promoted to VP group account supervisor. Mark Walano is promoted to VP, associate creative UX director. Brenda O’Connor is promoted to VP, associate director HR. Kimberly Shah is promoted to VP senior speaker bureau manager and Vincent Astatigno is promoted to VP speaker bureau manager in the IntraMed medical education division.
Posted: August 2013