Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) appointed Nancy Loewe Chief Strategy Officer and Treasurer. Nancy is currently Vice President and Treasurer, and will remain Treasurer. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Kaiser Permanente appointed Alexandra Morehouse Vice President of Advertising and Brand Management. Alexandra had been Executive Director of the "Marketing Innovation Lab", or MiLab, a joint venture of Google, Facebook, and the Direct Marketing Association. Before that, she had been Chief Marketing Officer at AAA, and had previously served in marketing leadership roles at Charles Schwab and American Express. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Virtual Piggy Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG), the e-commerce youth purchasing company founded by CEO Jo Webber (pictured), appointed Joanne Wong Head of Global Marketing. Joanne had been Vice President of Strategy at Chatter Inc., and before that was Director of Global Brand Management at Activision Blizzard. Read more in the Buisness Wire press release.
LaunchBit, the email advertising company co-founded by Elizabeth Yin, raised a $960,000 seed round of funding. Read more on techcrunch.com.
DataStax appointed Lara Shackelford Vice President of Marketing. Lara had been Vice President of Marketing at QlikTech, and before that was with IBM as the Director of Global Marketing and grew a several hundred million dollar global division. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Starz Entertainment, appointed Alison Hoffman Senior Vice President, Marketing. Alison had been Vice President of Creative and Brand Strategy at AMC Networks. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Shopko appointed Nancy Altman Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Nancy has significant retail experience, and had been Vice President of Marketing for Ulta Beauty. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) appointed Laura Becker Head of Connect+Develop, their program that creates breakthrough products. Laura had been Finance Director for Global Feminine Care at P&G. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Skype, a division of Microsoft, appointed Elisa Steele Corporate Vice President of Marketing. Elisa had been EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Yahoo!. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
AOL appointed Jolie Hunt Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. Jolie had been Senior Vice President, Global Head of Brand and Public Relations at Thomson Reuters, and before that was the Global Director of Corporate and Business Affairs at IBM. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), the provider of communications services, appointed Barbara Goodstein as Chief Marketing Officer. Barbara has had senior leadership roles at AXA Equitable, JPMorgan Chase and Instinet.com. Read more in the prnewswire press release.
Principal Real Estate Investors, one of the largest institutional real estate managers in the United States, appointed Michelle Fang Director of Marketing. Michelle had been in marketing at General Electric Asset Management. See Business Wire press release.
Performance Marketing Brands appointed Amy Kennedy Chief Marketing Officer. Amy had been Chief Marketing Officer of Wine.com and its flash-sales site, WineShopper.com. Read more in the Business wire press release.
Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) appointed Sally Grimes Chief Innovation Officer of their Hillshire Brands Company. Sally had been global vice president, marketing, writing and creative expression GBU at Newell Rubbermaid, where she was responsible for implementing marketing planning for the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor and Rolodex brands. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Principal Global Investors, LLC, a member of the Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG), appointed Dale Kindregan Director, Institutional Marketing. Dale had been Head of the endowment and foundation specialty in the institutional sales group at PineBridge Investments. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
ChannelAdvisor, a software and services solution provider for online retailers appointed Suzanne Miglucci Chief Marketing Officer. Suzanne had been Senior Director of global procurement solution marketing at SAP. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Outbid, the online auction service, appointed Amy Harich Chief Marketing Officer. Amy had been President for ScreamEngine, an idea company specializing in corporate positioning, advertising, PR, events and marketing strategies. Read more in the Business Wire press release.
Twilio, the cloud communications company, appointed Lynda Smith Chief Marketing Officer. Lynda, who holds an MBA from Wharton Business School, had been Senior Vice President of Marketing at Jive. Read more int he Business Wire press release.