Executive Suite for Aug. 5, 2008


Gunther Sonnenfeld has been named vp digital and social media at DEI Worldwide. He was partner and strategy director at TRUF, a direct marketing and digital media boutique agency.

Video-sharing Web site Dailymotion has hired Tim Smith as vp sales. He was a lead business partner for digital marketng and strategy at Google. Also at Dailymotion, Colin Parks-Fried has been named partnership manager. He previously worked at SpiralFrog and Sony Music. Aditionally, Aimee Carlson has been promoted to creative director. She joined Dailymotion in 2007 as programming manager.

Jene Elzie has been promoted to vp international sales and strategic planning at Comcast International Media Group. She joined the company in 2007 as executive director.

Rynda Laurel has been promoted to vp operations at Jetset Studios. She joined the company in 2006.

National CineMedia has promoted Pam Biederman to senior vp central division in Chicago, Beth Hoff to senior vp East Coast sales in New York and Lauren Leff to senior vp public relations and communications in Denver. Biederman, Hoff and Leff all held vp positions of their respective departments.

Lizabeth Ronk has been named account executive at Contour by Getty Images in New York. She was art department manager and senior archivist at Icon International in Los Angeles.

Shahid Khan has been promoted to senior partner at IBB Consulting Group. He was a partner since 2006.

Lisa Lettunich has been named vp production at Evolution Media. She was previously a producer for "Yo Momma."

Susan Seide has been named vp current series at Evolution Media. She has worked freelance for the company, executive producing television series.

Liana Farnham has been named vp concert marketing at MSG Entertainment. She was vp marketing and artist development at Columbia Records.

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