This week in leadership updates, Jennifer Prince accepts a promotion as Twitter’s global head of content partnerships, Tara Rush is elevated to SVP and CMO of Audi USA, Adidas names Vicky Free as SVP of global marketing, ShopRunner taps TJ Papp as CMO, Tommy Hilfiger welcomes Tara Rush as president and chief brand officer and more.
Twitter Elevates Jennifer Prince To Global Head Of Content Partnerships
Jennifer Prince has accepted a promotion as Twitter’s global vice president and head of content partnerships, reports Variety.
The update comes nearly a year after the departure of Kay Madati, who previously held the position.
Prince was most recently Twitter’s head of media and entertainment advertising revenue partnerships. Before joining Twitter in August 2013, Prince was head of ad sales for film and television at Google and YouTube.
Audi Of America Appoints Tara Rush As Chief Marketing Officer
Tara Rush has accepted a promotion as Audi of America’s senior vice president and CMO, making her the first woman to lead marketing at the company.
Rush will continue her responsibilities as chief communications officer until a replacement is named.
Prior to Audi, Rush served as chief corporate affairs officer for Heineken USA.
Adidas Names Vicky Free As Senior Vice President Of Global Marketing
Adidas has announced the appointment of Vicky Free to SVP of global marketing, reports WWD.
Free previously served as SVP and CMO at Novant Health. Prior to Novant, Free was SVP of marketing and creative at Disney.
ShopRunner Appoints TJ Papp As CMO And Head Of Marketplace-As-A-Service
According to WWD, TJ Papp has joined ShopRunner as CMO and head of marketplace-as-a-service.
Papp joins from Greats, where he was head of ecommerce. Prior to that, he was SVP, global brand and direct-to-consumer for Kenneth Cole.
Tommy Hilfiger Hires Avery Baker As President And Chief Brand Officer
Tommy Hilfiger has welcomed back longtime employee, Avery Baker, as president and chief brand officer.
Since joining the brand in 1998, Baker has held various roles across the company’s global offices.
Baker returns after stepping down in mid-2019.
On Location Experiences Appoints Deborah Curtis As Chief Marketing Officer
Deborah Curtis has joined On Location Experiences as CMO, reports Deadline.
Curtis most recently served as vice president, head of global brand and product experience at American Express for the past decade.
Her appointment follows Endeavor acquiring a majority stake in On Location in early 2020. On Location has partnerships with the NFL, NCAA, PGA of America and the United States Tennis Association, among others.
PodcastOne Appoints Ilana Susnow As Head Of Marketing And Audience Development
Susnow will oversee all marketing initiatives for PodcastOne’s podcasts, including The Adam Carolla Show, The LadyGang and Off the Vine, among others.
Susnow joins PodcastOne from E.W. Scripp’s Pickler and Ben talk show as head of marketing and integrations.