This week in leadership updates, Visa global chief marketing officer Lynne Biggar steps down, CarGurus replaces Sarah Welch with Dafna Sarnoff as chief marketing officer and Paramount elevates Marc Weinstock to run one unified domestic and foreign marketing division.

Visa Global Chief Marketing Officer Lynne Biggar Departs

Lynne Biggar will step down as Visa’s executive vice president and global chief marketing officer in early 2022 after having served in the role for six years.

Biggar previously worked at Time Inc. as executive vice president of consumer marketing and revenue after having spent over 21 years with American Express in various senior executive roles.

CarGurus Hires Dafna Sarnoff As Chief Marketing Officer

Dafna Sarnoff will replace Sarah Welch as CarGurus’ chief marketing officer on December 8, 2021.

Before joining CarGurus, Sarnoff served as chief marketing officer and other senior marketing leadership roles at Aura, Intersection, and Yodle.

Paramount Restructures Marketing Team With Marc Weinstock At The Helm

Paramount Pictures has tapped Marc Weinstock, worldwide marketing and distribution president, to lead a unified marketing and distribution as the company eliminates 44 positions.

The restructuring has caused the departure of Paramount executive vice president Cameron Saunders, who ran distribution and marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mary Daily, marketing co-president, worldwide marketing and distribution, has also exited.