The Digital Dispatch: Mass Relevance, SoDA, and MediaMath

140 Proof announced its first VP of sales for the Eastern region, Penny Veneziano.

Acquity Group launched new e-commerce sites for major retailers -- a fully omnichannel website for Tommy Bahama and a high-performing mobile site for Destination XL.

ActionX announced that mobile industry veteran Jeremy Arnon has joined the company as VP, advertising sales.

Amplifinity announced it has added Charter, a leading broadband communications company, to its growing list of clients.

Appia announced it has secured an additional $4.5 million in debt funding led by Portland, Maine-based North Atlantic Capital.

Celtra announced the release of AdCreator Layout Extension for Adobe Photoshop, a new feature that allows designers using Photoshop for mobile ad creation to quickly import ad layouts directly into AdCreator.

Centro, a provider of digital media software and services, announced the acquisition of SiteScout, a self-serve, real-time bidding (RTB) platform. Centro also announced that Maggie Wells joined as vice president of publisher development for the Centro Brand Exchange group. Additionally, Ken Farber joined as regional sales director in Atlanta.

Criteo announced that Rob Deichert will take on the newly created role of chief operating officer for North America.

Definition 6 announced the appointment of Stewart Brooks to chief financial officer.

DigitasLBi announced the appointment of Chris Reed as EVP of account management in Chicago.

Drawbridge announced the newest member of its executive team, former COO of AOL Europe, Nimeshh Patel. Patel has accepted the role of VP of EMEA strategic partnerships, and will be based in London alongside recent VP EMEA sales hire, Kate Burns.

Glam Media, Inc. announced Kristen A. Elliott has joined the company as VP, sales, East region.

Greystripe, a ValueClick.Inc company, announced the appointment of Gregor Smith as head of UK sales.

iAcquire announced the appointment of Anthony Bajoras as VP of customer development.

Interakt Digital Communications Group won two Stevie Women in Business Awards. Interakt CEO Redicka Subrammanian was awarded with a Gold Stevie Award as Female Entrepreneur of the Year for an advertising, marketing, or public relations company. The agency was also awarded a Bronze Stevie award for its internal communications work with Nalco, an Ecolab company.

JiWire released its quarterly "Mobile Audience Insights Report." This quarter's report focuses on the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry and examines how mobile is reshaping and influencing the mobile path to purchase.

Knotice announced the appointment of Chuck Baddley as vice president of strategy and analysis.

Latin3 announced Diego Muñoz as the new country manager for its Mexico offices.

Madison Logic announced that after a successful beta testing period they are releasing two new products, powered by intent data for the B2B industry -- Content Consumption Monitoring and the Contributory Data Partnership.

Mass Relevance announced the appointment of Jesse Redniss to the newly created position of chief strategy officer.

MediaMath announced the appointment of Michael Lamb, respected digital media and marketing expert, as chief commercial officer. Lamb will lead corporate strategy, development, and product commercialization. He joins the company's executive team and reports directly to the CEO, Joe Zawadzki.

OneSpot announced it has completed a $5.3 million Series A round of financing.

PlaceIQ announced that it has named Jason Shao as VP, engineering, Elise Neel as VP, data and insights, and Jim Ryan as RVP, sales.

Socialbakers appointed Neil Weston as chief operating officer.

SoDA announced its second 2013 SoDA Report is out and available for free download.

TargetCast announced that Steve Minichini will now serve as the first-ever chief innovation and growth officer.

The Exchange Lab announced its expansion to the U.S. with offices in New York and San Francisco. The company also named Mark Charkin, former executive vice president of advertising and global business development for King.com (creators of Candy Crush Saga), as its new chief revenue officer responsible for scaling global revenue and overseeing commercial development.

VIRGEN Inc., a full-service strategic marketing, public relations and creative arts firm, has appointed James Russell as creative director.

WWE announced the appointment of Matthew Singerman as EVP, programming.

ZOO is pleased to announce the appointment of industry expert, Joe Kahle, to the position of Sales Director, North America.

Editor's note: We list the companies and people alphabetically. Our bimonthly column is always looking for announcements, so please email them to chloe@imediaconnection.com.

 

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