Time magazine brought on Don Fries as associate publisher-advertising. He previously oversaw digital-sales efforts at Time Inc. Media Group.
Big Fish, a Los Angeles branding firm, appointed Susan Wladich to the newly created post of VP-strategic marketing. She shifts from MTV Networks, where she was director-affiliate marketing.
Washington-based public-relations firm Widmeyer Communications hired Terry Abramson as VP. Most recently, Ms. Abramson served as a consultant for the University of Maryland's office of professional studies.
Dale Brill left his post as chief marketing officer of Visit Florida, the state's tourism agency, to become director of the state's Office of Tourism Trade and Economic Development. He will report to Florida Gov. Charlie Christ.
Out-of-home news provider Captivate Network named Hugh Flanigan, a veteran of AOL and Digitas, its creative director. The company also hired Sarah Nastasi as research director; she was previously on the research team at Comcast Corp.