Acquity Group hired Michael Harris as client partner. Harris will direct business development activities, as well as manage the successful delivery of solutions to clients.
Blitz Media announced that Sam Der-Kazaryan, a Digitas and Vivaki alum, has joined the agency as vice president, director of digital and analytics. In addition, the company hired Kaitlin M. Bonner as an account director.
BrightTag has acquired SiteTagger. The combined company becomes the world's largest provider of tag management solutions, with more than 100 global enterprise clients representing thousands of brands.
BUZZMEDIA announced the hire of Stephen Hansen as president. Hansen will lead product and technology development, sales, marketing, and management.
DKC Public Relations, Marketing & Government Affairs is quickly accelerating the growth of its Southern California operation with the appointment of Melisa Gotto as vice president to lead the agency's Los Angeles office.
Experian Marketing Services' CheetahMail appointed Spencer Kollas as the leader of global email deliverability. Kollas will provide CheetahMail clients with valuable strategic and tactical insights, as well as the latest deliverability trends and industry best practices.
GumGum appointed Tony Winders as senior vice president of marketing. Winders will lead GumGum's messaging strategy, product marketing, and communications programs.
JiWire unveiled the Location Graph, a new tool fueled by past and present data that will show how people's behavior is interconnected with their locations.
Kenshoo announced the appointment of Peter O'Sullivan as vice president of sales for Kenshoo Social. O'Sullivan will lead all aspects of sales for the global social marketing platform.
Marketron announced the appointment of Mark Springfield as vice president of product management. Springfield will lead the company's product management team and oversee Marketron product lifecycles and long-term product strategy and development.
Mintigo unveiled the world's first Customer Search Engine, a demand generation platform that uses predictive analytics to help marketers find and engage prospects.
Shiny Ads announced that it has entered the U.K. market via a pair of major new partnerships. Shiny Ads has formed agreements with Gumtree, a leading U.K. website for rental properties and jobs, and Unanimis, an advertising representative company that is part of the Orange France Telecom Group.
Sprinklr announced the addition of Scott Doniger as senior vice president of strategy and services and Michael Logan as vice president of sales. The company also welcomes John McMahon, enterprise software veteran, to its board of directors.
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