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Executive Announcements From the Past Week

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Bob Guccione Jr. moved from CEO to chairman at New York-based Discover Media. Henry Donahue, formerly chief financial officer, succeeds him in the CEO post and will now run the company's day-to-day operations.
Dirk Johnston
Dirk Johnston

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution appointed Dirk W. Johnston VP-Southwest sales, a position based in Dallas. He was previously principal at CapCities Group.

Craig Shapiro was named president of Good Digital, the online arm of Good magazine. He previously led the content-strategy and acquisition businesses at wireless provider Helio.

Wedding website the Knot has tapped Janet Scardino as president and chief marketing officer. Ms. Scardino most recently served as executive VP-managing director of the media division at Reuters and previously held senior positions at MTV Networks and Disney.

Aspen Marketing, West Chicago, Ill., promoted a pair of executives, boosting Will Hakes to president of Aspen Analytics and Garrin Kapecki to president of the company's B-to-B and financial-services operations. Mr. Hakes was formerly VP of Aspen Analytics; Mr. Kapecki was VP of B-to-B solutions.

Kieran Walsh joined interactive specialist Digitas Health as senior VP and head of the Publicis-owned agency's New York office. Most recently, Mr. Walsh was president of Alchemy in New York, where he managed the agency and functioned as the senior account lead on 12 brand assignments for client Johnson & Johnson.
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