This week in leadership updates, Banana Republic hires Ana Andjelic as its new chief brand officer, State Street names Theresa McLaughlin global CMO, Travel + Leisure Co. taps Noah Brodsky as president, Target elevates Cara Sylvester to EVP, chief marketing and digital officer, Discovery appoints Patrizio Spagnoletto as global CMO, direct-to-consumer, and National 4-H names Ivan Heredia SVP and CMO.

Banana Republic Names Ana Andjelic As New Chief Brand Officer

Banana Republic has hired Ana Andjelic as its new chief brand officer, the company announced in a LinkedIn post.

Andjelic, who Forbes recently named one of its most influential CMOs in 2020, joins from her namesake ad agency, where she served as principal. Prior to that, she was CMO for Mansur Gavriel.

Target Elevates Cara Sylvester As Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing And Digital Officer

As part of a string of updates to its executive leadership team, Target has promoted Cara Sylvester to EVP and chief marketing and digital officer.

Sylvester has been with the company since 2007, and most recently worked as senior vice president of home.

In her new role, Sylvester is expected to strengthen affinity for the Target brand and further its loyalty program and in-house media company.

Discovery Names Patrizio Spagnoletto Global Chief Marketing Officer For Direct-To-Consumer

Patrizio Spagnoletto is joining Discovery as the company’s global CMO, DTC, a newly created role.

Spagnoletto joins Discovery from Hulu, where he was EVP and head of marketing.

National 4-H Council Appoints Ivan Heredia As Senior Vice President And Chief Marketing Officer

The National 4-H Council has named Ivan Heredia as its new SVP and CMO, according to a press release.

Heredia spent the last nine years at Walt Disney Co., where he was VP of marketing, brand engagement and revenue. Prior to that, he served as director of marketing and talent relations at Nickelodeon.

State Street Names Theresa McLaughlin Global Chief Marketing Officer

State Street has appointed Theresa McLaughlin as its new global CMO.

McLaughlin joins from TD Bank Financial Group, where she worked as global chief marketing, customer experience and corporate citizenship officer for eight years.

Travel + Leisure Co. Elevates Noah Brodsky To President

Noah Brodsky, current chief brand officer at Travel + Leisure Co., has added president of Travel + Leisure Group to his title.

Brodsky has been chief brand officer for the company, formerly Wyndham Destinations, for nearly four years.