Mr. Donohue, who joined the company in 2001, was elevated from VP-U.S. advertiser sales to senior VP-U.S. digital advertiser sales, managing sales endeavors and partnerships with advertisers across Sony Pictures digital properties such as Crackle.com and Sony PlayStation.
Paul Brennan has been upped from VP-U.S. advertiser sales to senior VP-U.S. advertiser sales. With this promotion, his focus will be to help launch the studio's cable ventures, including its 3-D TV network; linear channel FEARnet; and Sony Pictures' new high-definition movie channel. He began working at Sony in 2005 as account executive-advertiser sales and before that was an account executive at Hallmark Channel.
Maria Dreyer has been promoted to VP-U.S. advertiser sales from director-U.S. advertiser sales. In addition to negotiating and selling broadcast commercial time, she will focus on integration sales efforts for syndicated series "The Nate Berkus Show" and "The Dr. Oz Show," as well as seek out partnerships with advertisers for Sharecare, the web 3.0 health platform; and FEARnet. She began her career at SPT as a sales assistant in 1996.
Euro RSCG Edge, the direct-response-marketing arm of Euro RSCG Worldwide, has expanded the role of Greg D. Johnson from president to president-chief operating officer. Prior to joining Edge, Mr. Johnson was exec VP-chief marketing officer at The First Marblehead Corporation. Over his 25-year marketing career, he has worked for sister agency Arnold Worldwide and other agencies including Digitas and WPP Group's RTC Relationship Marketing, working on brands such as American Express, Diet Coke, FedEx, General Motors, Schering-Plough and Unilever.
Mary Beth Wright has been appointed publisher of the National Enquirer. Prior to joining American Media Inc, Ms. Wright was the associate publisher at OK Magazine. Ms. Wright has worked in publishing since 1980, including stints at Omni Magazine and Savvy Woman Magazine, where she became one of the youngest women to become publisher of a national consumer magazine. In 1992, she was appointed national sales director of US Magazine and promoted to associate publisher in 1995, and from 1997 to 2008, she held associate publisher and publisher positions at Disney's FamilyFun magazine.
Elissa Harman has been named VP-consumer marketing for Oxygen Media. Prior to Oxygen, Ms. Harman served as director-consumer marketing at Comedy Central, where she launched shows such as "Tosh. 0," "The Jeff Dunham Show" and "Ugly Americans." Before working at Comedy Central, she held positions at Alloy Media & Marketing, as well as at Lifetime Television and HBO.
Seth Greenberg has been promoted to the newly created role of VP-global media and digital marketing at Intuit. He is now responsible for bringing a "One Intuit" strategic approach to the media marketplace to accelerate growth, improve efficiencies and increase innovation across the company, which includes TurboTax, Quickbooks, Quicken and Mint, and will lead the digital marketing team. Mr. Greenberg was named to the Top 25 list of Internet Marketing Leaders and Innovators and received the Intuit Scott Cook Innovation Award in 2009 and the Intuit CEO Leadership Award in 2008.
Omnicom digital marketing agency Critical Mass has promoted Heidi Skinner, who built the agency's social-media practice from the ground up, to VP-social media. Other senior-level additions to the team include directors Kate Garmey, former digital strategist and director of mobile and social solutions for TMP Worldwide; and Josh Anisfeld, previously a senior account executive at Edelman Digital.