Oprah Winfrey Network Names Kathleen Kayse Exec VP-Advertising Sales

Also on the Move: Dave Dickman, Frank Wall, Eddie Snyder

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Kathleen Kayse
Kathleen Kayse
Kathleen Kayse has been named exec VP-advertising sales for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. Ms. Kayse most recently served as exec VP-digital sales at Discovery Communications. Prior to her work for Discovery, she led advertising sales and partnerships for AOL, and spent 21 years with Time Warner, including a stint as publisher of People magazine. Ms. Kayse was named one of Advertising Age's Women to Watch in 2003.

Warner Bros. Entertainment has appointed Dave Dickman senior VP-digital media sales at the Warner Bros. Television Group. Mr. Dickman joins the studio after three years with Yahoo, where he held several key leadership roles and most recently served as head of sales for the Western/Midwest Region. In addition to managing Yahoo's core sales offices, he was responsible for display and search advertising revenue for half of the U.S. market. Before his time at Yahoo, Mr. Dickman was a principal in his own media consultancy, Dickman & Jones Ltd.

Time Inc. has promoted Frank Wall to publisher of Money. In his current role as Los Angeles group sales director for Time, Fortune and Money, Mr. Wall has established a broad network of client relationships, including a multi-year, multimillion dollar deal with American Honda to support the Time 100 program. He has been with the company for seven years.

The Morrison Agency hired Eddie Snyder as the agency's senior VP-chief creative officer. He is joining the company after a brief period at Partners & Napier, Atlanta. Prior to that, he served as exec VP-chief creative officer of Fitzgerald & Co., also in Atlanta. In 2009, Mr. Snyder won a bronze cyber Lion at Cannes for his Durex viral video "Get it On."

DraftFCB, San Francisco, appointed Desmond LaVelle and Julie Scelzo as senior VP-creative directors to lead creative for the agency's Dockers account. Mr. LaVelle, a copywriter, and Ms. Scelzo, an art director, have worked together for more than eight years, including at Leo Burnett and Element79. The duo is widely known for their work on Altoids and Hallmark while at Leo Burnett, and their "First Card" spot for Hallmark earned recognition as a national silver ADDY Awards winner, a One Show finalist and on the shortlist at Cannes.

Anthony Giordano and Jennifer Thomas have been elevated to VP-associative creative directors at Campbell-Ewald. In this newly created position, they will be responsible for creative leadership on the USAA account. Mr. Giordano joined Campbell-Ewald in 2001 as senior art director on the Chevrolet account, having previously worked at Eviciti Corporation as senior art director. Ms. Thomas came to the agency in early 2009 after freelance copywriting since 2000.

Doug Brooks has joined Information Resources Inc. as senior VP-general manager, cross-industry and digital analytic devices. He comes to IRI from Marketing Management Analytics, where he served as senior VP-business development and marketing. Over the past decade, he has advised executives at some of the world's largest companies on marketing accountability and marketing performance.

TouchTunes Interactive Networks, an out-of-home interactive entertainment, advertising and commerce network, announced the appointment of two new executives: Pamela Schoenfeld was named VP-general counsel, and John McMenamin was named senior VP-general manager of Barfly, the company's advertising network. Ms. Schoenfeld was most recently counsel for Google, and Mr. McMenamin was CEO of Ripple TV Networks.

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