This story was written by Amanda Natividad.
-- Glam Media: The company has hired Yukihiro Yamamura as CEO of its new subsidiary Glam Media Japan KK and VP of Glam Media. No stranger to the CEO position, Yamamura previously held the post at DoubleClick Japan, and earlier, Excite Japan. Thus starts the Japanese expansion of the online ad network...it plans to officially launch its Japanese site and publisher network later this year.
-- Greenspun Media: The Las Vegas Sun publisher has named Rob Curley as president and executive editor, and Chris Jennewein as SVP and publisher of the interactive division, Editor & Publisher reports. Curley, now in charge of the operations and editorial departments, was previously VP-product development at WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive. Most recently, Jennewein headed up internet operations as VP at the San Diego Union-Tribune.
-- Marchex: Local search and ad company Marchex has named several new exec hires. Sloan Seymour is joining as VP-Marchex Adhere, Ed O'Keefe has been named VP-performance marketplaces, Brooks McMahon has been appointed VP-partner development and Leigh McMillan has been upped to SVP-marketing and communications. Seymour was most recently president and CEO at Ziff Davis Enterprise/Media. O'Keefe was previously director-product management and innovation at R.H. Donnelley, while McMahon joins from Getty (NYSE: GYI) Images.
-- Federated Media: Justin Nesci has signed on as SVP-sales and marketing, having previous led online ad initiatives as Warner Music Group (NYSE: WMG), MTVN/Nickelodeon and IMG. He will be responsible for sales strategy and the sales staff.
By Amanda Natividad