Kirk Chartier has been named chief marketing officer for online lender Enova International. he will oversee worldwide brand marketing and business strategy across the global lender's product lines. He will also be pursuing new-product opportunities in the U.S. Before joining Enova, Mr. Chartier was chief marketing officer at Chicago-based online broker OptionsXpress. Prior to that position, he worked as business strategy practice leader at Atlanta-based Zyman Group, now a part of MDC Partners. He received a master in business administration from Syracuse University, a bachelor's degree in economics from Holy Cross College, and a bachelor's degree in engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Sue Davidson has joined the R/GA New York office as the senior VP-analytics and accountability. She will lead R/GA's global team of more than 40 digital, social- and advanced-analytics specialists focusing on turning data into actionable insights for R/GA's new and existing clients. At Market Evolution, Ms. Davidson was responsible for client delivery, operations and business development of the New York office. Prior to Marketing Evolution, she served as senior partner-director of insights planning at MediaCom. Ms. Davidson holds an MBA from MIT Sloan and an M.S. in behaviorial biology from the University of Maryland.
RPA promotes Jason Sperling to executive creative director. He has been with RPA since 2010 and previously held the role of senior VP-group creative director. Mr. Sperling has brought in and fostered creative talent at all levels. He helped RPA retain the Honda business against some of the most creative shops in the industry. Mr. Sperling has been honored with industry awards including a Cannes Gold Lion, the Cannes Gold Cyber Lion, several One Show Gold Pencils and Clip Gold awards.
Nascar has selected Eugene "Gene" Stefanyshyn as VP-innovation and racing development. He will lead and shape Nascar's approach to competition by developing innovations that advance the racing product and fan experience. Mr. Stefanyshyn has been a leader at General Motors working in various capacities for more than 30 years, most recently as the company's executive director-global product development quality. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Kettering University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.
Angela Kyle joins Wolff Olins as head of new-business development. Ms. Kyle brings nearly 20 years of experience in new brand, venture and business development. She most recently was a senior strategist at Story Worldwide.