Execs & Accounts for March 9, 2007

Hachette Filipacchi Media has promoted Paul Turcotte to SVP of corporate sales and marketing. Turcotte will report to EVP/COO Philippe Guelton and will retain his responsibility for directing the business development of the Premiere brand, including digital platforms and events. Premiere magazine recently discontinued its print edition in favor of an online-only model. He replaces Steve McEvoy, who left the company.

Avenue A | Razorfish’s Chicago office added Martyn Dean as group creative director. Dean joined the interactive services firm and an operating unit of aQuantive after working as a group creative director for OgilvyOne in Chicago.

Fox Entertainment Group named Dan Fawcett president of digital media. Fawcett is returning to Fox after spending the past three years as executive vice president of programming and business and legal affairs for DIRECTV.

Mazda North America Operations is working with Proxicom.The interactive agency has created a mobile Web site for the car manufacturer.

Timberline Interactive hired Tom Funk as vice president of client services. The New England-based Internet marketing and Web development company hired Funk away from his position as Web manager at The Vermont Teddy Bear Company.

Blast Radius appointed Barry Yates as chief operating officer. Yates joins interactive agency from Antarctica Systems where he was president and CEO.

KSL Media has named Ed Kelly EVP/digital media. The media services company created the new position for Kelly, who will be teamed with Tom Stolfi, EVP/corporate media director and Jeffrey Mahl, EVP/chief buying officer. Kelly was formerly managing director of Intercept Interactive and Atmosphere BBDO

ClipBlast named Rhaz Zeisler vice president, product development and chief creative director. The video search platform created the new post for Zeisler.

Fathom added two marketing specialists. The marketing agency hired David Chalfant as director of brand strategy and design and Richard Linnett as director of entertainment marketing.

Mindshare Interactive Campaigns hired David Rapp as a senior consultant. Rapp was formerly editor and senior vice president of Congressional Quarterly.

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