More NewsExecs & Accounts for December 8, 2006

Execs & Accounts for December 8, 2006

R/GA sets up shop in London; Pluggd names Willis CMO; Reply adds one new board member and three senior executives

R/GA has opened a new office in London, which will serve as the digital agency’s main European hub. The office will support local R/GA clients, including Nokia, and build on local clientele.

Audio and video search engine Pluggd named Cornelius Willis chief marketing officer. Willis spent 10 years at Microsoft in product management and marketing positions. He also held VP marketing positions at BEA Systems and SourceLabs, and founded content commerce start-up Qpass, which was acquired by Amdocs.

Real estate and automotive Web property Reply has added one new board member and three senior executives to its management team. Debi Coleman, former CFO of Apple Computer, has been appointed to Reply’s board of directors. Brian Bowman has joined Reply as EVP of marketing and business development. He has held executive-level positions at Yahoo, Match.com and ABC TV. Bill Miles has been promoted to general manager and EVP of Reply Local; and David Greene has been promoted to EVP of sales and client services.

Houston-based digital shop Spur Digital has being selected online agency of record for Pure Golf, the producer of XM Radio’s PGA TOUR Network. Spur Digital is overseeing design, development and marketing of PureGolfRadio.com.

Social search platform Searchles named Mark Walsh to its board of directors. Walsh is founder and managing partner of Ruxton Ventures, a private equity and investment firm that has previously invested in companies like Blackboard, Half.com, and Day Corp.

AirTran Airways has selected e-Dialog as its e-mail service provider. e-Dialog will provide services, technologies, strategy and analytics for its e-mail marketing programs.

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