Digital Pulp has hired Jason Trobman as chief technology officer. Mr. Trobman comes Digital Pulp from American Media, where he started as director-development and most recently served as VP-engineering. Mr. Trobman is the co-founder of mobile development shop StrikeInc Corporation, for which he designed and developed multi-language app Phraseaholic.
Marc USA Chicago tapped Stephane Auriol as an account director. He joins from Sears Holdings where he was a senior director in the automotive division. He was also the marketing planning manager for Sears' Home Appliances Group. Before Sears, Mr. Auriol worked for Accenture as a marketing specialist. He has also worked at Omnicom Media Group and Carat Media.
MaxMedia has hired Laura Davis-Taylor as its exec VP-customer experience. Prior to MaxMedia, Ms. Davis-Taylor worked for WestWayne, which is now 22squared, Miller Zell, Creative Realities, BBDO, and the Integer Group. She also founded Retail Media Consulting.
Tess Wicksteed has joined Here as strategy partner from Pearlfisher, New York where she was executive vice president. Prior to Pearlfisher, she was a consultant at the Value Engineer and worked on brand strategy.