Who's News in Sales and Marketing

<b>R.G. Barry Promotes Ackard</b><br clear="none" /> R.G. Barry Corporation has announced the appointment of Greg Ackard as senior vice president of sales. Ackard most recently served as vice president of national accounts for the accessories footwear marketer. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Broadband Expands Gallagher’s Role</b><br clear="none" /> Broadband Enterprises has announced an expanded role for Joe Gallagher, the company's executive vice president of U.S. sales. In addition to his current responsibilities, Gallagher has been named executive vice president of international sales, a newly-created position. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>JAZD Names New SVP</b><br clear="none" /> JAZD Markets, a provider of online marketing-as-a-service platforms, has named David Southwick senior vice president of sales and service. Southwick previously served as chief operating officer and head of sales at the Aberdeen Group. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Arbitron Names Behbehani New EVP</b><br clear="none" /> Arbitron has announced the appointment of Taher G. Behbehani to the newly-created position of executive vice president, chief strategy and business development officer. Most recently, Behbehani served as vice president of business affairs at Time Warner Cable.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Nexius Appoints SVP of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> Nexius, a provider of products and services for communications providers, has appointed Steve Durante senior vice president of sales. Durante joins Nexius from IBM, where he was sales vice president of the Americas for Tivoli Vallent.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Mpex Names Wiggins Chief Business Officer</b> <br clear="none" /> Mpex Pharmaceuticals has announced the appointment of Mark Wiggins as chief business officer. Wiggins comes to Mpex from Biogen Idec, Inc. where he most recently served as executive vice president of business development and was a member of the executive committee.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Victory Fills Business Development Role</b><br clear="none" /> Victory Marketing Group has named Paul Bartolotta as its new Director of Business Development. Bartolotta most recently served as director of North American business for sanofi-aventis.