Weather-information provider AccuWeather has elevated Bernie Rayno, a 25-year company veteran, to chief video meteorologist.
Ben Goldberg has joined Covert Media in Los Angeles as vice president, head of unscripted television. He had been a development executive at production company Electus.
Karen Ross has been named director of human resources at Decisive Communications in Ijamsville, Md. She comes from Lockheed Martin, where he was HR manager.
Predictive media analytics firm Deep Root Analytics has added Doug MacDonald as a New York-based vice president, business development. He comes from Celtra, an HTML5 programmatic creative platform, where he was senior VP, sales.
Karen Leever has joined Discovery Communications as executive vice president and general manager, digital media. She comes from DirecTV, where she was senior VP, digital and direct sales.
Gary Pudney has joined Keshet International as head of Asia, in charge of the company’s Hong Kong office. He had been head of Asia- Pacific at Sparks/Eccho Group.
Ottawa-based Mitel has named Henry Lu as vice president, responsible for mainland China operations, and Sean Foo as vice president, responsible for Southeast Asia. Lu had served as GM, sales, for JDS China; Foo had led sales and development efforts at Avaya and ShoreTel.
Kay Wong-Alfariz has joined Blaine, Wash.- based Mobetize as senior vice president, operations and finance. She comes from Asian Coast Development, where she was senior VP, finance and risk management.
Derek Ferguson has joined New York-based music network Revolt as chief operating officer. He comes from Combs Enterprises, the company owned by Revolt partner Sean “Diddy” Combs, where he was chief growth officer.
John W. Eck was named chief local media officer at Univision Communications, adding responsibility for the company’s 128 TV and radio stations. He had been executive VP of technology, operations and engineering.
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