Elizabeth Deluca has been named the new director in consumer practice for GolinHarris. She will be responsible for helping to lead the company's work for Walmart. She brings more than nine years of marketing and public relations expertise to the team. Ms. Deluca has previously worked for Rubenstein Communications in addition to spending over three years overseeing public relations and marketing efforts for Kohl's. She received her B.A. in broadcasting and electronic communications from Marquette University.
Kathleen Schneider has been appointed as the new senior vp-marketing and communications for Criteo. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for leading Criteo's brand strategy, press communications and overall marketing strategy. Ms. Schneider brings more than 18 years of significant domestic and international experience in the marketing industry. Prior to joining Criteo, Ms. Schneider was the executive director for global channel marketing and programs at Dell. She has also held brand manager positions at Kraft Foods Mexico, based in Mexico City. Ms. Schneider also holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
GMR Marketing has named Christopher Grimston as the new VP-strategic partnerships to the Canadian senior leadership team. In his new role, he will help the agency bring its world-renowned engagement-marketing expertise to more brands across music, entertainment, sports and lifestyle in the Canadian market. Mr. Grimston brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing services, TV and commercial production. He most recently served as partner and VP-development at Alibi Entertainment.
Demand Media has appointed Claire Carroll as the head of marketing for United TLD. She will be responsible for United TLD's marketing plans and strategy execution as the company prepares for the launch of new gTLDs beginning later this year. Ms. Carroll has most recently served as the head of social and digital director for Neo@Oglivy, Oglivy & Mather's global media agency and marketing network. Previously, she has successfully led and developed digital teams in leading media and creative agencies.
David Horton is the new chief marketing officer at the Las Vegas Sands. He will have overall responsibility for all sales and marketing functions, including revenue management, distribution strategies, guest experience, and product development. Mr. Horton has spent the last four years overseeing the Hilton brand as the global head for Hilton Hotels and Resorts. He developed and executed global brand strategies to meet long-term performance and growth objectives.