This week in leadership updates, Glossier names Ali Weiss its first-ever chief marketing officer, Skyscanner hires Clive Peoples as marketing senior vice president, Progressive CMO Jeff Charney is named Ad Age 2021 “Brand CMO of the Year,” and more.

Glossier Promotes Ali Weiss To Its First Chief Marketing Officer

Glossier has appointed Ali Weiss to its first-ever CMO, reports Adweek.

Weiss has been with Glossier for six years and most recently served as senior vice president of marketing.

Skyscanner Taps Clive Peoples As Marketing SVP

Clive Peoples has joined Skyscanner as SVP of marketing following nearly four years at eBay.

Most recently, Peoples was head of customer marketing and product of eBay Zürich.

Progressive Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Charney Named Ad Age 2021 “Brand CMO Of The Year”

Ad Age has awarded Progressive CMO Jeff Charney as its 2021 “Brand CMO of the Year,” making him the first from the insurance category to win the accolade.

“Under Jeff’s leadership Progressive has shown an innate ability to create campaigns that not only entertain, but build long-lasting brand value,” said Ad Age new editor E.J. Schultz.

In March, Charney announced his planned retirement for early 2022.

Guardian Life Hires Wendy Wahl As Chief Marketing Officer

Guardian Life has appointed Wendy Wahl as CMO, according to a press release.

Wahl joins from Aetna, where she served as head of enterprise marketing most recently.

Grove Collaborative Appoints Jennie Perry As Chief Marketing Officer

Former Amazon North America CMO Jennie Perry has been named Grove Collaborative’s new CMO, reports Adweek.

Perry spent the past nine years at Amazon and was previously CMO of Stride Rite.

Equifax Australia Appoints Roni Millard As Chief Marketing Officer

Equifax has named Roni Millard CMO of its Australia division.

Millard, the founder and managing director of Tribe Consult, has been a sales marketing consultant for the past four years. Previously, she held marketing leadership roles at InfoTrack Pty and LexisNexis Pacific, respectively.

Esports Technologies Taps Mark Thorne As Chief Marketing Officer

Mark Thorne has been named CMO of Esports Technologies.

Thorne is the former CMO of four companies including betFIRST, Wishmaker, ORing Limited and Twin.

Live Nation Hires Nicole Portwood As Chief Brand Officer

Live Nation Entertainment has appointed Nicole Portwood as chief brand officer, a newly created role, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Portwood joins Live Nation from PepsiCo, where she served as vice president of marketing for the company’s carbonated soft drinks.

Moncler Names Gino Fisanotti As Chief Brand Officer

Gino Fisanotti has been appointed to the newly created role of chief brand officer at Moncler, reports WWD.

Fisanotti spent the past 24 years at Nike, most recently as creative officer.

Purple Innovation Taps Patrice Varni As Chief Marketing And Digital Officer

Purple Innovation has hired Patrice Varni as chief marketing and digital officer.

Varni joins Purple from Dermstore, where she was CMO and president.