Execs & Accounts: Starcom MediaVest, Avenue A | Razorfish, JumpTap

Starcom MediaVest promoted two execs to vice president. Kevin Lange, VP and director of operations, SMG Search, was promoted from director of operations of SMG Search. Nick Yecke, VP and strategy director of Pixel; he was previously associate director and a founding member of Pixel.

Avenue A | Razorfish named Dave Behn senior VP and general manager of its Northwest region. Behn will be based in Seattle. Prior to taking this new role, Behn was partner and director of performance marketing with Cole & Weber United.

U.S. Cellular will deply JumpTap for mobile search and advertising solutions. JumpTap will provide white-label search and advertising for the cellular operator. Customers will have one-click access to the Web.

Proposal Portal selected Coremetrics as its analytics solution. Proposal Portal will implement analytics; reporting; and search strategies.

JOGO Media will handle in-game advertising for CDV.

IGA Worldwide added Sega and Sports Interactive titles to its in-game ad network. The deal primarily includes a franchise of Football Manager titles.

WorldNow expanded its client base. Client wins include individual radio station from within these radio groups: Quincy Broadcasting, Journal Broadcast Group, Block Communications, Saga Communications, Hoak Media, Raycom Media, London Media, and Young Broadcasting.

Steve Wilhite was named president, Jumpstart Automotive. The newly-created position is based in San Francisco. Wilhite was most recently COO of Hyundai North America. He worked previously as VP of global marketing communications at Apple, and VP of marketing at Volkswagen.

Kontera appointed Yaron Garmazi chief financial officer. Garmazi spent the last 15 years in senior financial positions at technology companies.

Pixsy was selected by Mmorpg.com as its online gaming video search engine.

Where 2 Get It was selected by Razor to provide product locator technology. Consumers can go to the Razor scooter site and look up where to buy a specific color or model of scooter.

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