This week in leadership updates, AMC adds a vice president of growth strategy role, Carnival Cruise Line marketing exec Peter Callaro is leaving, Forbes names Seth Matlins managing director of its CMO network, Medtronic hires Jane Di Leo to lead communications across the Americas, PetHonesty appoints Eric Dahmer as chief marketing officer and more.

Carnival’s Senior Vice President, Brand And Product Marketing Steps Down

On the heels of launching Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Funderstruck’ wave season campaign, Peter Callaro, senior vice president, brand and product marketing, is departing.

Callaro joined Carnival in September 2019 after spending more than 15 years at Coca-Cola in a handful marketing positions.

AMC Hires Ellen Copaken For New Vice President Of Growth Strategy Role

AMC has tapped Ellen Copaken for its newly created role of vice president of growth strategy.

The move comes as AMC plans to create a new revenue stream through selling prepackaged and microwavable-ready popcorn at US grocery and convenience stores in 2022, it announced in November.

Copaken joins AMC from Sterling-Rice Group, where she was managing director and a partner. She also previously was vice president and general manager of growth channels at Hostess Brands.

Clean Juice Names First-Ever Chief Marketing Officer, B. Quick Chadwick

Clean Juice is adding a chief marketing officer, a role that will be filled by its current vice president of marketing, B. Quick Chadwick.

Chadwick’s promotion follows his four years of leading Clean Juice’s marketing efforts.

Forbes Hires Seth Matlins As Managing Director Of Its Chief Marketing Officer Network

Forbes has hired Seth Matlins as the managing director of its CMO network.

Marlins assumes his new role after having served as the executive vice president of cultural strategy and insights at Endeavor’s full-service marketing agency 160/90.

Medtronic Taps Jane Di Leo As Lead Communications Across The Americas 

Medtronic has appointed Jane Di Leo to oversee regional communications in the Americas.

Di Leo spent over eight years at American Express, most recently as vice president, chief of staff, corporate affairs and communications.

PetHonesty Hires Eric Dahmer As Chief Marketing Officer

PetHonesty has named Eric Dahmer as its new chief marketing officer.

Dahmer joins PetHonesty after serving as vice president and head of marketing at Nature’s Way USA.

Wienerschnitzel Elevates J.R. Galardi To Chief Executive Officer 

Wienerschnitzel has promoted J.R. Galardi to chief executive officer, according to Restaurant News

The title has been added to Galardi’s current position as Galardi Group Inc. president, which he’s held since 2017. 

In his expanded role, Galardi will oversee all Galardi Group Inc. concepts including Wienerschnitzel, Tastee Freez and Hamburger Stand.

Grupo Elektra Names Elena Alti Ortiz Chief Marketing Officer

Grupo Elektra’s supervisory committee has named Elena Alti Ortiz chief marketing officer.

Most recently Ortiz was head of digital marketing at Banco Santander.