The trade group also revamped its conference lineup. The major change is the elimination of the annual net.marketing conference. Also, the Government Affairs Conference has been reformatted as DMA Issues Days, a series of one-day forums in Washington, D.C., that will each focus on a specific regulatory issue.
The management shakeup, announced Dec. 1, included the ouster of the following executives: Michael Faulkner, senior VP-segments and affiliates; Christopher Gallagher, senior VP-conferences; and David Smith, senior VP-marketing and business development.
The DMA also announced the following promotions: Patricia Kachura to senior VP-ethics and consumer affairs, from VP-ethics and consumer affairs; Stephen Michaele to chief information officer and VP-IT, from director of IT; and Ken Ebeling to VP-membership development, from director of membership development.
Also, Louis Mastria was promoted to VP-communications, from director of public and international affairs.