Myrna Soto has been elevated to vice president, global chief information security officer at Comcast. She had been senior vice president, chief infrastructure and information security officer, engineering & platform services, at Comcast Cable.
Global marketing and technology firm DigitasLBi has named Alvaro Cabrera chief strategy officer for North America. He comes from OgilvyOne New York, where he was managing director and head of engagement planning.
Mike Lawlor has Comcast-owned advertising-technology firm FreeWheel as senior vice president of advisory services. He had been general manager of Univision Local Digital.
Also, Susanna Lee has joined FreeWheel as vice president, product marketing, a newly created role. She had been VP, product and field marketing, at YuMe.
Jenny Ramirez has joined Hollywood-based production company Irwin Entertainment as senior vice president, development. She comes from CORE Media Group, where she was VP, development and production.
THE JACKAL GROUP
Los Angeles-based production entity The Jackal Group has elevated Dani Gorin to director of development, television. She had been manager of development.
Programmatic-advertising firm MediaAlpha has named Jeff Navach vice president of marketing. He comes from Valkre Solutions, where he was VP of professional services and customer success.
Michael Hawkey has joined Rovi’s Discovery business group as senior vice president and general manager. He comes from Sling Media, where he was senior VP and GM for the EchoStar unit responsible for the Slingbox.
Shenandoah Telecommunications in Edinburg, Va., has elevated four executives: Brian Brooks to vice president, wireless sales, from director; Kevin Folk to vice president, wireless operations from VP, customer sales; Angela Washington to vice president, customer service, from manager, cable marketing; and Bill Sibert to director, facilities management from director, construction.
Andrew Goldman has joined over-the-top video distributor TVtibi as chief strategy officer. He comes from HBO, where he most recently served as vice president, program strategy and planning.
Kerri Clark was upped to vice president and assistant general counsel of legal and business affairs at Turner Broadcasting System’s Turner Content Distribution unit. She had been senior counsel at Turner Content Distribution.
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