Execs & Accounts for October 19, 2005

CoolSavings President and CEO Matt Moog was elected to the Direct Marketing Association’s board of directors. He’ll serve a three-year term.

WebTrends hired Kory Kimball as VP of client services. Kimball held senior consulting roles at Arthur Andersen and Deloite Consulting.

New York digital advertising club 212 added four members to its board. They include Sarah Kim of AvenueA/Razorfish, CaratFusion’s Christine Peterson, CBS Digital’s T.J. Sullivan and MSN’s Lisa Utzschneider. Additionally, Jill Griffin of Anomaly Communications is the group’s new president.

Stepping down from the board are Brian Quinn, Peter Naylor, David Cohen, and Scott Witt.

Leap Wireless tapped Red Door Interactive to create the site for its new Jump Mobile prepaid mobile service. Visitors to the site will learn where to buy ready-to-use phones and refill minutes.

Local media platform AmericanTowns.com hired Lorren Elkins as CEO. Elkins was CEO of PowerOne Media, a provider of digital products to media companies. Earlier he held various management roles with The New York Times Company.

Primedia Consumer Guides promoted Jamie Gall from COO to president of Consumer Internet. She joined the company in 1997, and oversaw the launch of apartmentguide.com.

Marketing automation player Eloqua hired Jim Willis as SVP of business development and Keith Nealon as SVP of worldwide sales. Willis was SVP of sales and marketing at AdviceAmerica, and Nealon joins from Navisite.

SRB Marketing retained online marketing duties for magazine client What Is Enlightenment. The publisher offers free online content as a teaser for its print product.

Broadband Enterprises named Jeff Hufford to head its new Chicago office as director of Midwest sales. The company syndicates and produces video content and advertising for a network of 400 sites.

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