Post Logic Studios appoints Bavaro
Post Logic Studios has appointed Peter Bavaro executive director of sales and marketing. Before Post Logic, he worked at J. Walter Thompson as executive producer and director of operations for the agency's in-house broadcast production and new-media division. ... Wade Davis has been promoted to senior vp strategy, mergers and acquisitions, at Viacom Inc. He was senior vp mergers and acquisitions. ... Debmar-Mercury said that Darren Doyle and James Kramer have joined as vps sales. Doyle joins from CBS Paramount Television, where he was vp, Eastern regional manager, responsible for sales and distribution. Kramer joins from CBS King World Prods., where he was division manager, responsible for selling first-run and off-network programming. ... Liberation Entertainment Inc. has appointed Mark Lebowitz chief financial officer. He was senior vp and chief financial officer of the Worldwide Television Group at Sony Pictures Entertainment. ... Capcom Entertainment Inc. has promoted Mark Beaumont to executive vp, officer and head of the North America, South America and Europe consumer software publishing. He was Capcom's senior vp and officer of the Americas since 2005.
Tara Chiari has been named senior director of marketing at Manhattan Records. She was director of marketing at Angel/Blue Note/Manhattan Records since 2005. ... SonicPool has promoted Grace Anthony to production supervisor for the company's Pool Cues Music division. She had been a second engineer at SonicPool since 2005.
North Star Media has promoted Marty Silverstone to vp creative services. Silverstone was senior director of film/TV/advertising music. ... The Groundlings Theater has named Dan Fishbach executive director. He was the chairman of performing arts at Los Angeles' Harvard-Westlake School for six years. ... The Telecommunications Industry Assn. has hired James Maday, Terry Lane and Michael Nunes. Maday joined as manager of government affairs; he was a legislative assistant for Congressman Michael Oxley from 2003-06. Lane joined the communications department as its communications manager; he was on the staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the House of Representatives for two years as deputy communications director. Nunes is the director of international and government affairs and most recently was economic adviser to Jennifer Hillman, a commissioner with the U.S. International Trade Commission. ... Ascent Media Group has named Jose Royo chief technology officer. He was senior vp digital services. ... AvatarLabs has appointed Paul Berry III senior designer. Before joining AvatarLabs, Berry was art director at Music Connection magazine. ... Castalia Communications has appointed Marc Olivier vp strategy and development. Olivier founded LAS Ltd., a U.K.-based consulting company.
Kimberly Sterton has been named vp domestic television sales at First Look Television. She was a sales and acquisitions partner at Veranda Entertainment. ... Donna Kerin has been named vp advertising and media sales at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. Kerin was a sales account executive in late-night and daytime sales at NBC. ... Dominik Leconte has been promoted to vp network and corporate television research at Sony Pictures Television. Leconte was executive director of network and corporate television research at SPT. ... Fox Sports en Espanol has promoted Lisa Weinstein-Scholtes and Paul Laureano to director and manager of integrated sales and marketing, respectively. Weinstein-Scholtes was manager of advertising sales for the Eastern region. Laureano was a sales and marketing professional at Fox Sports en Espanol.