Wild Brain Inc. has appointed David Graber general counsel and head of business affairs. He was head of business affairs at DreamWorks Home Entertainment. … MDots has named Anne Babin senior designer. Her design work on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" earned her two Emmys. Before joining MDots, she founded Lava Creative, a motion graphics and design firm. … David Sparrgrove has joined Concrete Pictures as creative director. Before joining the company, Sparrgrove launched V12 with David Hwang.
Wow and Flutter West has named Ryan Rees corporate vp of its Wow and Flutter Post operating unit. He was a freelance studio session producer, composer and audio mixer. … Endless Noise has named Dayna Turcotte executive producer. Turcotte was head of production at Elias Arts. … Bill Richards has been appointed vp marketing at Universal Republic Records. Previously, Richards was senior director of marketing at Universal Records.
Keep Me Posted has brought in Hawk Hamilton as vp sales at the Burbank facility. He was director of sales at Laser Pacific. … Barry Bronstein has been named senior director of business affairs at BMI's new media and strategic development group. He spent four years at AIG as director of the professional liability insurance program. … Runway Inc. has named Howard Brock president. He is a co-founder and CEO of Matchframe Video, a postproduction facility. … Pacific Soundwaves has named David Furtado vp sales and marketing. His enterprise is focused on sound design for animation and gaming markets. … Technicolor Interactive Services has appointed Munir Haddad as director of sales and marketing. Haddad handled strategy and business development at MTV.
David Levine has been promoted to vp worldwide programming strategy and windowing at Disney Channel and Jetix. He was executive director of programming strategy at Toon Disney and Jetix since joining the Walt Disney Co. in March 2004. … Kim Caruso has been promoted to senior director of ad sales research at Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. Caruso joined the network in May 2005 and most recently was director of the department. … Rainbow Media named Joshua Berger vp programming operations at AMC and WE TV, and Mandy Sethi was promoted to director of programming operations. Berger joined Rainbow Media in 2003 as director of programming operations, where he restructured the division to support the transition of AMC and WE TV into ad-supported networks. He also was the supervising producer for the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards broadcast on AMC. Sethi joined Rainbow Media in 2003 as manager of programming operations at AMC and WE TV. … Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products has upped Robert Traub to senior vp retail development. Traub will continue to manage his retail staff based in New York. … Steve Ronson has been promoted to executive vp enterprises at A&E Television Networks. In 2004, he was promoted to senior vp enterprises and assumed responsibility for AETN International.