Anomaly has promoted its chief strategy officer Gareth Goodall as well as executive creative director Eric Segal to managing partners of New York. The pair will retain their existing responsibilities. Mr. Goodall has served as the company's first chief strategy officer after working as head of planning at Saatchi & Saatchi New York and joint managing director and chief strategy officer of Fallon London. He was part of the team that guided the agency to twice win Agency of the Year, and his work for Orange won a Gold APG Award and the prize for Most Progressive Thinking. Mr. Gareth has also been named by The Independent as one of the 100 Most Influential People In British Creative Industries and was selected by Campaign as a Face To Watch and one of the Top 10 Planners in London. Mr. Segal, who was recognized in Ad Age's 40 Under 40 this year, oversaw creative on Budweiser's Super Bowl puppy ads and for Dick's Sporting Goods, among other work.
GlideScope hired Tori Stevens as chief strategist, and Rod Davis as head of client development. Ms. Stevens is responsible for overseeing all strategy development and execution for the firm's clients. She came from ESPN, where she played a pivotal role in the global expansion of X Games franchise. Prior to that she was a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. As GlideSlope's head of client development, Mr. Davis will lead the company's growth and business development initiatives. Before joining the company, he was an independent sports marketing consultant for organization, including the NCAA, Notre Dame, Dow, Visa, Trek Bikes, USA Swimming, USA Gymnastics and USA Track & Field. He was also the chief marketing officer at both USA Swimming and USA Gymnastics.
iHeartMedia announced that Joseph Robinson has been promoted to president of iHeartMedia Ventures, working to develop high-value strategic opportunities with media, technology and content companies. As the company's executive VP-strategic development, he was instrumental in both evaluating and executing strategic acquisitions and equity partnerships and alliances. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Mr. Robinson founded Halo Venture Partners, a venture investment company focused on digital media, advertising and media-related technology companies.
Olson named Jurene Fremstad senior VP-strategy. Ms. Fremstad, who served as director of strategy at Mono since 2012, will be charged with managing all media, analytics, anthropology and integrated brand strategy functions across the agency.She has also worked at a number of agencies, including Deutsch, where she was senior VP-group account planning director, as well as Mother, Naked and Euro.