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Dailymotion: Ian Brotherston will head up the Paris-based video-sharing site as CEO; he's replacing Mark Zaleski, who is resigning "to spend more time on his other investments" (via Mediapost). Brotherston joins Dailymotion from Red Bee Media, where he'd served as commercial director, overseeing the U.K.-based production company's strategic development, sales and marketing.
Trion World Network: Jon Von Canegham has been ousted as the virtual world developer's president and Chief Creative Officer. In a statement, the company told Joystiq that Von Canegham had "transitioned out," with his creative and operational duties being picked up by other senior executives. Trion raised a $70 million third round of funding from investors like *Time Warner* and NBCU's Peacock Equity Fund last September; Von Canegham's departure comes amid rumors that the company was being ill-managed.
Digitalsmiths: Two new execs for the video indexing and publishing firm: Robert Bryson has joined as SVP of sales and business development; he most recently held the same role at Move Networks, brokering video distribution deals with companies like *Fox Interactive Media* and *Disney*. Melissa Sargeant joins as the new VP of marketing; she'd previously been director of product marketing for software firm CA (formerly Computer Associates). Release.
Wahlstrom: *Motorola* exec Geoff Kehoe has joined Walhstrom, the direct response and local online ad division of IPG, as president. Kehoe is replacing outgoing CEO Peter Broadbent; Adweek reports that the agency will not be using the CEO title any longer. Kehoe most recently served as global director of e-commerce marketing at *Motorola*; during his tenure, he led the launch of the RAZR phone in the U.S. Prior to that, he worked with a number of marketers and agencies, including *Amazon*, *T-Mobile* and Draftfcb.
By Tameka Kee