Will Schenck Returns to Conde in VP-Revenue Post at Fairchild

Also on the Move: Becky Chidester, Marc Ducnuigeen, Jim Gewert, Alfred Wittemen

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Will Schenck
Will Schenck
Will Schenck has been named VP-chief revenue officer of Fairchild Fashion Group, charged with overseeing revenue for WWD, WWD.com, WWD Beauty Biz, Footwear News, Menswear, Fairchild Summits, Fairchild Books, and trade shows. Mr. Schenck comes to FFG from Wenner Media, where he served as publisher of Rolling Stone since 2008. He was also publisher of Men's Journal beginning in 2005. This is a return to Condé Nast for Mr. Schenck, who was the advertising director of Vanity Fair from 2001 to 2003 and Gourmet's Salesperson of the Year in 1997. Meanwhile, Wenner Media has named Matt Mastrangelo the new publisher of Rolling Stone. Mr. Mastrangelo was most recently publisher of Men's Journal, a position he has held since July 2009.

Becky Chidester, who has served as Wunderman, New York's top executive since 2007, will take on the newly created role of president, Wunderman World Health, based in Washington, D.C. David Shulman will take over Ms. Chidester's post as president of Wunderman's New York office. He comes to Wunderman from Enfatico, where he was chief digital officer.

TBWA's Integer Group has appointed former president of Integer Denver, Marc Ducnuigeen, to the newly created position of president-international for the retail-marketing agency. Mr. Ducnuigeen has been with The Integer Group since 1997. Prior to becoming president of the Denver office in 2007, he held senior leadership roles with Procter & Gamble, Polaris and several other account teams. He was also the senior leader in charge of new-business development for the Denver office.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has named Jim Gewert exec VP-worldwide finance, planning and systems. Mr. Gewert moves from his current post as exec VP-finance and administration for Turner Broadcasting System's Entertainment Networks, Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, Turner Broadcasting Sales and Turner Sports divisions. Previously, he served as exec VP-finance for TBS domestic sales and distribution.

Acosta Sales & Marketing has added Alfred Wittemen as exec VP-integrated marketing and Shannon Hodock as senior VP-shopper marketing. Mr. Wittemen most recently was chief retail strategist at TracyLocke, where he worked on customer-marketing and shopper-marketing programs for Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Kimberly-Clark, Hershey and T-Mobile. Prior to that, he founded and was a partner at Retail Performance Group, where he developed shopper-marketing plans for Unilever, Foster Grant, Master Foods, Michelin and Nokia. Ms. Hodock also joins from TracyLocke, where she has spent the last nine years, most recently as a group account director. Before that, she served as a program manager with Digitas' General Motors account.

Matt Stefl has been appointed senior vice president-director of planning of Interpublic ad agency Dailey. Mr. Stefl's past experience includes tenures at agencies such as at RPA, DDB and Rapp Worldwide. He joins Dailey from Fraser Communications in Los Angeles, where he served as director-strategic planning and research. While there, he focused on behavioral change initiatives such as water and energy conservation, HIV/AIDS testing and prevention and child-focused programs such as First 5 California.

Oxygen Media has promoted Scott Lewers from VP-program planning and acquisitions to VP-multiplatform program planning and acquisitions. In his new role, his responsibilities increase as he will oversee the Oxygen Media program-planning team and plan and execute long-range scheduling strategies across all platforms. Mr. Lewers began at Oxygen as director-programming and has been with the company for more than seven years.

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