AKQA hired Lester Feintuck as its chief financial officer. He comes to AKQA from Grey Group, where he was exec VP and chief financial officer-advertising division.
Frank Minishak became VP-sales, eastern region, for About.com. He was most recently VP-digital sales at Madison Square Garden, where he established MSG Media's first digital-sales division.
GSW Worldwide appointed Thomas Groves, former exec VP and director of account planning at Ogilvy Healthworld, as its exec VP-director of strategic planning.
In-game-advertising firm Double Fusion added Joshua Larson as VP-business development. He was previously VP-games at CNet Networks. Glen Sussman was named chief financial officer; previously he was chief financial officer and chief operating officer of GameTrust. Julie Shumaker was promoted from senior VP-sales and marketing to general manager of its Core Games Group.
Robert Traub was named VP-licensing, Americas, at Chorion. Most recently, he was senior VP-global retail sales and marketing development at Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products.
Federated Media Publishing tapped Justin Nesci as senior VP-sales and marketing. Mr. Nesci led sales and marketing teams at digital-media companies including Warner Music Group and MTV Networks/Nickelodeon.
Bob Lukasik joined IMC Squared as VP-group creative director. He was formerly executive creative director of G2 Interactive (previously Grey Interactive).