This week in leadership updates, Red Bull promotes Ken Turner to CMO, Hyundai Motor America appoints Kate Fabian to CMO, Facebook promotes Alex Schultz to CMO, Loop Industries hires Sheila Morin as CMO, Penske Media names Mike Monroe as CMO and Piano appoints Ashley Deibert CMO.

Red Bull Names Ken Turner As New Chief Marketing Officer

According to Business Insider, Red Bull has promoted its brand marketing head, Ken Turner, to North American executive vice president and CMO, making him the company’s highest-ranking black executive.

Turner’s appointment comes as the company recently laid off more than 50 people around the world following controversy over a racist deck slide that leaked. As a result, chief executive officer Stefan Kozak and CMO Amy Taylor were fired.

Hyundai Promotes Kate Fabian To Director Of Marketing Communications

Kate Fabian has accepted a promotion as director of marketing communications for Hyundai Motor America, per a press release.

Fabian was most recently the senior group manager of marketing at Genesis Motor America. Prior to Genesis, she served as the brand communications manager for Hyundai Motor Company.

Facebook Makes Alex Schultz Chief Marketing Officer

Facebook’s vice president of product growth and analytics, Alex Schultz, has accepted a promotion as the company’s CMO.

Schultz replaces Antonio Lucio, who exited recently after two years as CMO.  

In a Facebook post, Schultz, who’s also the executive sponsor of Facebook’s Pride@ resource group, says that he hopes to build on Lucio’s efforts to “tell meaningful, culturally relevant stories with our family of brands.”

Loop Industries Appoints Sheila Morin As Chief Marketing Officer

Sheila Morin has joined Loop Industries as the company’s CMO.

In her new role, Morin will oversee the sales and marketing team under the leadership of Loop’s founder and CEO Daniel Solomita.

Morin most recently served as CMO at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.

Penske Media Hires Mike Monroe As Chief Marketing Officer

Penske Media has named Mike Monroe as CMO, head of PMC Studios.

Before joining Penske Media, Monroe served as chief marketing officer for Sundance Institute. Prior to that, he was vice president of marketing for The Atlantic.

Piano Appoints Ashley Deibert Chief Marketing Officer

Piano has announced the appointment of Ashley Deibert to CMO.

Deibert joins from Taplytics, where she served as senior vice president of global marketing.