executive suite


Lisa Sherman has been upped to executive vp and GM at Logo. She will continue to oversee day-to-day operations and create and implement business plans for the multiplatform brand targeted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender audience. Sherman most recently was senior vp and GM, where she worked with Brian Graden, president of MTV Networks Music Group Entertainment and president of Logo, to develop the network's slate of original programming.

National Geographic Television has made three executive appointments: Maryanne Culpepper has been promoted to executive vp editorial and new business development and will be responsible for managing editorial partnerships and taking the lead in fundraising efforts, new business developments and co-production opportunities; Carrie Regan has been named vp development for series; and Malvina Martin has been appointed vp development for specials.

David DiLorenzo has been named vp consumer products and marketing at Taffy Entertainment. DiLorenzo, who is based in Los Angeles, will continue to pursue the company's growth opportunities in the U.S., reporting to Cynthia Money, president of worldwide consumer products and marketing. Before this appointment, DiLorenzo was vp retail marketing.

Shane Kao has been upped to vp business affairs at Paramount Digital Entertainment, where he will be responsible for negotiating domestic and international deals for various properties across digital platforms. Kao most recently was senior attorney, business and legal affairs, at Paramount Home Entertainment.

MSG Media has tapped Kathryn Kerrigan for the newly created position of senior vp sales planning and analysis. She will manage pricing, planning and inventory analysis for ad sales and sponsorship initiatives for Madison Square Garden's assets. Kerrigan was vp ad sales planning and analysis at Discovery Communications.

Jeff Junge has been appointed vp business management at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. Junge will work closely with executives from Warner Home Video, WB Digital Distribution, WB Interactive Entertainment, Warner Premiere, Advanced Digital Services, Anti-Piracy and Technology Operations. He most recently was vp corporate business development and strategy at Warner Bros.

Scott Collins has been named senior vp national advertising sales at WE tv, where he will grow the network's advertising base. Collins spent seven years as vp ad sales at NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, USA Network and Sci Fi Channel.

IMG Entertainment has named Nathalie Wogue vp formats. She will be responsible for the worldwide exploitation of all IMG-owned formats. Wogue was development director at FremantleMedia France.

Alex Dudley has been upped to vp public relations at Time Warner Cable. Dudley was senior director of corporate communications since signing on with TWC in 2007. He will expand the company's public relations plan and supervise the implementation of the company's PR strategy.