MRM Worldwide welcomed David Shearer as executive creative director of its San Francisco office. ... Blast Radius hired former Publicis Modem ECD Chip Reingold as global chief creative officer. ... New York-based editorial/VFX/motion design house Version2 announced it is closing its doors February 1. ... Chad Stoller returned to digital agency Organic in his original role of executive director of emerging platforms. ... The Ad Club alum Mora O'Malley joined Salem, MA-based firm King Fish Media as a studio designer. ... Director Jim Manera signed to the roster of New York-based production house Cohn + Company. ... New York-based company Rhinofx signed flame artist/VFX supervisor Kevin Quinlan to its roster. ... New York-based sound studio audioEngine hired mixer Rob DiFondi. ... Editors Bob Ackerman and Brian Sepanik along with executive producer Mary Caddy launched Chicago-based editorial company The Colonie.