Execs & Accounts for April 16, 2007

Agency.com promoted Scott Briskman to executive creative director in San Francisco. Briskman was previously a creative director in the New York office, and will relocate with this family in June. Briskman joined Agency.com in 2003.

The New York Times Media Group promoted three advertising department execs. Todd Haskell, vice president of business development, will assume responsibility for the advertising functions of NYTimes.com. Louis Fabrizio and Brian Garnock have each been named vice president, advertising.

Condé Nast Portfolio tapped Avenue A | Razorfish for Portfolio.com design. Avenue A | Razorfish helped develop the site to present business news, insights and opinions in a highly visual manner for the publishing firm’s most recent magazine.

Special Ops Media appointed of Lisa Bronson as senior interactive media director. The interactive advertising agency hired Bronson away from a position as associate media director at Avenue A | Razorfish.

iCrossing appointed a CFO and promoted two execs. The digital marketing agency hired Michael Jackson to the position of chief financial officer and executive vice president. The agency also promoted Adam Lavelle, to chief strategy officer from vice president of strategy, and Michael Effinger to the newly-created position of executive vice president, corporate development. Effinger is the former chief financial officer, and will now be tasked with the evaluation and execution of iCrossing’s acquisitions, strategic investments and joint ventures.

Netflix appointed Anthony Wood as vice president of Internet TV. The online DVD rental service created the new position for Wood, who will be responsible for product development related to delivering movies directly to subscribers’ televisions via the Internet. Wood founded ReplayTV and Roku, and will report to the company’s chief product officer, Neil Hunt.

Wizzard Software hired Jim Else as vice president of sales. The podcast hosting network and part of Wizzard Software hired Else from a senior vice president for Time4 Media position at Time, Inc.

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