This week in leadership updates, McDonald’s names Tariq Hassan chief marketing and digital customer experience for US operations, Petco replaces Hassan with Katie Nauman as chief marketing officer, Dollar Shave Club appoints Kerry Sullivan chief marketing officer, Buick-GMC marketing veteran Phil Brook retires and more.
McDonald’s Taps Tariq Hassan As Chief Marketing Officer
Following a three-year stint as Petco’s chief marketing officer, Tariq Hassan has been named McDonald’s chief marketing and digital customer experience officer for US operations.
Prior to Petco, Hassan held leadership roles at Bank of America and HP, respectively.
Petco Elevates Katie Nauman To Chief Marketing Officer
After Tariq Hassan’s departure from his post as Petco’s chief marketing officer, the company has promoted Katie Nauman, vice president of integrated marketing, to fill his shoes.
Nauman, who’s been with Petco since last spring, joined from HP, where she more recently served as head of global marketing, Z by HP.
National CineMedia Taps Amy Tunick As First-Ever Chief Marketing Officer
National CineMedia has appointed Amy Tunick the newly created role of senior vice president, chief marketing officer.
Tunick joins National CineMedia from WWE, where she was senior vice president of the company’s talent management division, which she helped build.
Dollar Shave Club Names Kerry Sullivan Chief Marketing Officer
Dollar Shave Club has tapped Johnson & Johnson-owned Neutrogena veteran Kerry Sullivan as chief marketing officer, reports Adweek.
Sullivan succeeds Kristin Harrer, who served as Dollar Shave Club’s chief marketing officer for about two years before becoming global chief marketing officer of Vans.
Nickelodeon Appoints Sabrina Caluori Senior Vice President, Brand And Content Strategy
Previously, Caluori spent over a decade leading digital media and marketing at HBO.
Weight Watchers Chief Brand Officer Gail Tifford To Exit
Weight Watchers chief brand officer Gail Tifford is stepping down to focus on a serious family health matter, according to a press release.
Tifford’s role won’t be replaced but the company’s senior vice president of global brand marketing, Cindy Gustafson, has been named chief marketing officer.
Buick-GMC Marketing Veteran Phil Brook Retires
Phil Brook, vice president of marketing at Buick and GMC, has retired after 17 years with the company.
Brook is credited with helping expand the Denali sub-brand and launch the AT4-sub-brand, in addition to overhauling the company’s marketing department to attract female buyers.
General Motors has named Brook’s replacement—Molly Peck, who most recently served as head of marketing for SAIC-GM in China.
Wella Hires Hugh Dineen As Chief Marketing Officer, Global Brand President
Wella has named Hugh Dineen as global chief marketing officer and president of global brands, according to Campaign.
Dineen joins Wella from MetLife, where he served as chief marketing officer. Previously, he’s held leadership roles at Avon and Johnson & Johnson.