The next generation of industry execs


Concrete Pictures has announced that Rodman Gregg has joined the company as vp content. Before joining Concrete, he was head of television development and production for RKO Pictures. ? Zoic Studios added Barbara Genicoff as visual effects producer for commercials. Before joining Zoic, Genicoff was a freelance producer working in New York and Los Angeles for various editorial companies. Also at Zoic, visual effects supervisor Jim Lima has been added. Lima began his film career as the visual effects art director on the 1990 film "Total Recall."


Bryan Leach has been appointed senior vp urban at RCA Music Group and president of Polo Grounds Music. He was vp A&R at TVT Records. ? SonicPool has added Brett Butler as a mixer. Butler was a mixer with New York's Broadway Sound.


Anne Cecere has been promoted to associate director of film/TV relations at BMI. She was an assistant in that department. ? AvatarLabs has retained Susan Lambert as a consultant. From 2003-05, she was director of creative content, online marketing and publicity at the Walt Disney Co. ? TV Guide has named magazine publishing veteran Mary Ramsey director of circulation planning and finance. She most recently served as planning director at American Media. ? Leda Ceccarelli, a former marketing manager for Emusica Entertainment Group in Miami, has joined Goodman Media International Inc. as a senior account executive.


Marianne Romano has been promoted to senior vp corporate communications at Nickelodeon and MTVN kids and family group. She joined Nickelodeon in 1998 as director of communications, West Coast. ? Sean Murtagh has been named vp finance and accounting at Court TV. Murtagh served more than six years as vp finance and administration at CNN News Group. ? Tracey Wolfson has been promoted to vp operations and distribution at Showtime Networks Inc. She was director of operations and distribution at Showtime. ? Discovery Networks has promoted James Lavallee to director of ad sales marketing. He most recently served as national manager of ad sales marketing at Discovery. ? Rich Iazzetta has been named senior vp general manager West and Steve Hawn has been named vp Western region sales at Buena Vista Television. Before joining BVT, Iazzetta was vp Western region sales at Warner Bros. Television. Hawn joined the company in 1998 as a research analyst. ? Jaime Pena has been named director of network distribution and service, Western region, for Hallmark Channels. Pena worked at the Tennis Channel as an account manager. ? Fred Norris has been promoted to vp Southeast sales region advertising sales for Discovery Networks U.S., overseeing the Atlanta sales office. He was an account executive at USA Networks. ? Lionsgate has promoted Allyson Lattman to vp television development and Andy Richley to director of television development. Lattman joined Lionsgate's television division in August 2004 as director of creative affairs, after five years at Universal Television. Richley came to Lionsgate in October 2004 after serving as drama development coordinator at NBC for two years. ? Andy Holeman has been promoted from director to vp consumer marketing at CMT. Additionally, Amanda Phillips has been promoted from manager to director of consumer marketing CMT. Holeman joined CMT in 2002 as director of consumer marketing.

Compiled by Sarah Carillo