The Digital Dispatch: AddThis, Jun Group, and ThoughtBuzz

4INFO named Mari Tangredi as its new SVP.

AddThis announced a new online marketplace featuring tools that enable online publishers to serve more targeted and relevant content to website visitors.

AKQA announced the winners of its global Future Lions competition at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France.

AppsFlyer announced the launch of the company's AppsFlyer for Agencies solution.

Aria Systems announced it is able and ready to assist European e-commerce companies, across all verticals, to adapt to the new EU Directive on Consumer Rights (CRD) that went into effect June 13.

Centro has named Gunnard Johnson as SVP of data and analytics.

Drawbridge announced the ability for advertisers to leverage a supply of premium pre-roll video inventory for effective video advertising across devices via the company's integration with LiveRail.

Engine Digital announced the promotion of Ryan Opina to vice president, user experience from director of user experience.

Jun Group announced it has brought on LiveRail as its first monetization partner to launch SightSoundEmotion (SSE), a one-of-a-kind platform uniting cause-based content from the Ad Council and brand-safe advertising.

Kingsday and the Global MINI team in Munich launched their first social executions.

Making Measurement Make Sense (3MS) launched a new PSA video contest, inviting advertising professionals and enthusiasts to develop videos that dramatize the issue of online ad viewability.

MdotLabs announced that it has validated more than 1 billion monthly impressions for several companies during a rigorous certification process.

ON24 announced that it is powering a new webinar series and virtual forum being produced by Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi).

OpenX announced the launch of the next generation of OpenX SSP (Supply Side Platform), transforming the concept of SSP with Demand Fusion technology.

Organic announced the appointment of Keith Pine to chief delivery officer, a new position at the agency created in order to strengthen the client service and delivery teams.

PaeDae announced it has changed its name and corporate identity to The Mobile Majority, to reflect its focus on helping brands realize the full potential of mobile advertising.

Sizmek announced the release of the Sizmek Attribution Suite to deliver full-funnel, cross-channel attribution analysis of digital marketing campaigns.

Telerik released major, new mobile advancements to its award-winning DevCraft suite of UI controls.

The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) announced the winner of the first annual Erwin Ephron Demystification Award. Bill Harvey, co-founder and strategic advisor of TiVo Research and Analytics, is the first winner of this prestigious award.

The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) announced that it has hired Jurgen Van Staden as counsel and assistant director of policy.

ThoughtBuzz announced integration with DataSift to provide advanced Twitter analytics for marketers and analysts.

Vdopia announced that it has opened offices in Germany and Australia and made three new hires. Oemer Oezvar has been named sales director Germany and Central Europe, Richard Sweeting has been named associate director, sales (ANZ), and Ajay Prakash Mishra has been appointed director operations (APAC).

Vevo announced the Pepsi Summer Solstice Concerts.

Widen Enterprises announced a strategic partnership with Silicon Publishing.

Yieldbot announced the appointment of Dorothy McGivney as chief product officer.

Young & Laramore announced two new hires to its Indianapolis-based agency. Aaron Knirk joins as the company's newest web developer, and Marlena Banks joins as assistant account manager.

Editor's note: This column publishes twice per month, and we are always looking for industry announcements, so please email them to chloe@imediaconnection.com.

 

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