Here are some of the top personnel moves in marketing last week. Our congratulations to these people taking on new challenges!
- Snapchat has hired top Google communications and government relations exec Jill Hazelbaker, as the startup continues its rapid expansion. Find out more details here.
- BuzzFeed has appointed Andrew Gauthier to executive producer of BuzzFeed Video, overseeing all shortform and episodic video content for the fast-growing Internet media company. Find out more details here.
- Twitter has named Kirstine Stewart VP of North American Media Partnerships, expanding her role from head of media partnerships for Canada to encompass all of North America. Find out more details here.
- Asian gaming giant Nexon has reassigned Min Kim (former CEO of Nexon America) and Ron Moravek (former head of live operations) to a new division of the company dubbed Nexon XP, dedicated to creating Western-focused content. Find out more details here.
- The National Football League has picked a former PepsiCo marketer as its new chief marketing officer. Dawn Hudson comes to the league directly from The Parthenon Group, a Boston-based strategic consulting firm, where she spent the past five years working in the food, beverage and restaurant sectors. Find out more details here.
- Bill Carr, who has been with Amazon since 1999, most recently as its head of digital music and video, is leaving the company. Find out more details here.