90octane promoted account management team members Leslie Norgren, Tiffany Houkom, Jake Lanier, and Kyndal Carolus.
Acquity Group announced it has appointed Matthew Hills as development centre director at its new office in Ottawa, Ontario. The company also hired John Pompa as associate creative director.
Arnold Worldwide announced the promotion of EVP, account director, Mike Lanzi to managing director.
ATTIK announced the promotion of Michelle O'Hea to the position of account director for the agency's Scion account.
Digitas announced the hire of Adam Shlachter as SVP, media at Digitas New York.
Digivate announced the hiring of Ben Acheson as head of SEO and social media.
eXelate announced the closing of a $12 million third round of funding led by NewSpring Capital with existing investors Carmel Ventures, Menlo Ventures, and Trident Capital also participating.
Getty Images, Inc. and SparkRebel announced a partnership that leverages an innovative solution to credit and track shared content.
Mobile Posse announced the appointment of Daniel Fowler as EVP of national advertising sales and Sharon Kelley as VP of sales, Western region.
MoPub hired Paul Gelb as head of strategy.
Nielsen announced an expansive business and thought leadership initiative with 15 online ad platforms: Adap.tv, AudienceScience, DataXu, FreeWheel, Innovid, Jivox Corporation, LiveRail Inc., SET, TubeMogul, Turn, VideoHub, Videology, VINDICO, and ZEDO.
Pixorial selected marketing agency 90octane to develop and manage a strategic email, social media, and search engine marketing program.
Red Door Interactive announced the addition of Jami Rosenthal, senior strategic planner, to its San Diego headquarters.
RedMas, the digital advertising unit of the Cisneros Group of Companies, announced the acquisition of Kontextua, an online advertising company with an expansive network in Latin America and Spain.
ShowUhow, Inc. announced it has launched Reel Qualified on AppExchange.
SteelHouse launched A² (pronounced a-squared), which is aimed at creative agencies to cut down on the development time for creating rich media ads.
The Week was honored September 11 at min Magazine's award ceremony recognizing this year's "Marketing Masters." The Week took home the award for Total Integrated Program in the B2B category for its "Emerging Leaders: Tomorrow's CEOs" multi-platform program.
The Week and mental_floss announced the appointment of Anthony DeRico as digital sales director.
TruEffect hired Kristina Vaccarelli to the new position of engagement manager and Taylor Shuman to the new position of client services coordinator.
The VivaKi Nerve Center announced it has named Chris Paul GM of Audience On Demand (AOD).
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