Execs & Accounts: Avenue A/Razorfish, Sapient, AdGooroo

Avenue A| Razorfish promoted three in its Seattle office. Chandra Bornstein was promoted from director of client services to VP of advertising services. Peter Greb was promoted from client partner to VP and client partner. Frank Kochenash was promoted from strategy director to strategy director and discipline lead.

Jane Barratt was made managing director of Sapient Interactive where she will oversee the New York operations of Sapient’s marketing services group. Barratt gained experience in global branding and marketing communications in her time as managing director at Euro RSCG 4D, and also was a consultant to WPP.

AdGooroo named Robin Simkins EVP of client services. Simikins previously worked as VP of marketing at DoubleClick, and worked as director of marketing at Performics in 2002.

Bazaarvoice promoted execs and opened a Paris office headed by Kamal Kirpalani. The social media firm promoted Michael Osborne to SVP worldwide sales; Greg Brown, VP of retail and travel of the Americas; Chad Bockius, VP of manufacturing of the Americas; and Justin Crandall, managing director of the United Kingdom.

Suzanne Cole was promoted to EVP of media at Universal Pictures. Cole oversees all strategic activities in print, broadcast, online, and outdoor media for more than 20 theatrical features and over 30 DVD releases distributed by the studios annually.

Amobee was selected by Vodafone Italia to serve contextual ads on its deck. Amobee will provide ad server and dynamic advertising capabilities on Vodafone Italia’s live portal.

Fox Broadcasting selected in-demand customer collaboration company Passenger to create a viewer community. The community for viewers aged 18-49 will encompass Fox drama, reality, comedy, and animation programming.

Rolex signed with Tennis.com as an exclusive sponsor of its Wimbledon daily e-mail newsletter. In addition to Rolex ad units in the Breakfast@Wimbeldon newsletter, the Tennis.com homepage will be skinned with a Rolex clock set to Wimbledon time (Greenwich mean time).

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