Here are some of the top personnel moves in marketing over the last week. Our congratulations to these people taking on new challenges!

Procter & Gamble Hire Gerry D’Angelo As Global Media Director

Gerry D’Angelo (pictured above, credit: Proctor & Gamble), who is currently Mondelez International’s top European executive, will soon be taking up the newly created role of global media director at Procter & Gamble. In this role, D’Angelo will oversee the world’s biggest media budget, as the multinational consumer goods company reported in the fiscal year ending June 2015 that it spent $7.2 billion on advertising.

“I look forward to partnering with world-class marketing professionals and agency partners to harness data and technology into game,” said D’Angelo in a statement.

Discovery Communications Names Kelly Kane As SVP

Discovery Communications named Kelly Kane senior vice president of partner marketing and national accounts. Kane is a 17-year veteran at Discovery Communications, and in her new role “will be responsible for the strategic oversight and distribution of the company’s portfolio of 13 US networks including flagship cand more,” according to the press release.

Green Man Gaming Appoints Murray Beckett As New EVP Of Marketing

Global video game e-commerce technology company, Green Man Gaming, announced the appointment of Murray Beckett as the company’s new executive vice president of marketing. Before joining Green Man Gaming, Murray held senior online marketing positions at companies such as Spencers, Marks, British Airways and Nike. “Murray’s global online e-commerce expertise with some of the most forward-thinking customer facing brands will allow us to accelerate Green Man Gaming’s Award-winning growth as a technology company, said Green Man Gaming CEO and founder, Paul Sulyok in the press release. “Murray is going to push Green Man Gaming’s marketing into overdrive for our publishing partners and global gamers.”

Bloomberg Promotes Michael Shane To Global Head Of Digital Innovation

Michael Shane, the former managing editor of Bloomberg Digital, will become of the global head of digital innovation at Bloomberg Digital. In this positon, Shane will collaborate with global teams, which cover editorial, product, engineering and sales, and strategize on opportunities to grow Bloomberg’s audience, engagement and revenue. Shane joined Bloomberg in 2014, and previously worked at Vox Media as director of operations for The Verge.

Pizza Hut Appoints Helen Vaid As Chief Customer Officer

Fast food chain Pizza Hut appointed Helen Vaid as the company’s first-ever chief customer officer, a newly created executive position that’s part of the company’s leadership team. Vaid will “oversee the transformation of the Pizza Hut in-restaurant and digital customer experience. Around the world, digital ordering represents the greatest growth opportunity for Pizza Hut, and the customer journey is paramount to that experience,” according to the press release. Additionally, Vaid will lead Pizza Hut’s international e-Commerce, technology and operations business.

Prior to Pizza Hut, Vaid served as vice president of digital store operations and experience at Wal-Mart. There, she was responsible for the growth, profitability and traffic growth for the retail giant’s online site.

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