San Francisco-based AKQA named Kate Harris as director of account planning and Craig Walmsley as director of strategy. Both join from AKQA’s London office, where they served in similar roles. Harris has done work for InterContinental Hotels, palmOne, Xbox EMEA and Yell.com. She replaces Heather Clifton, who left to join the marketing operation at client Visa USA.
PointRoll promoted Rob Clark to VP of channel development. The role has oversight of the rich media firm’s growing “included” network of publishers which offer the company’s ad formats at discounted rates.
SuperPages.ca tapped AdMission to provide its small business advertisers with richer listings. AdMission’s products allow marketers on a tight budget to create tabbed directory listings with detailed business information.
Blattner Brunner hired Adam Portzel as art director and promoted Matthew Fox to assistant account executive. Portzel, who joins from Arnold Worldwide, will work on the AARP, Capital One and GlaxoSmithKline accounts. Fox has serviced various accounts, including Microsoft GPD, Time Warner Cable’s Road Runner and AARP.
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