Who's News in Sales and Marketing

<b>DataMentors Appoints SVP</b><br clear="none" /> DataMentors, a full-service data quality and management solutions (SaaS) company, has named Peter Giraldi senior vice president of sales and marketing. Most recently, Giraldi served as president of InfoUSA's reseller group.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>ACT Promotes Olmsted</b><br clear="none" /> ACT Conferencing, a global provider of audio, Web, and video conferencing services, has named Eric Olmsted global director of sales. Olmsted has been with ACT for nearly 10 years, serving in various North American sales positions.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>MWV Names Durette CSO</b><br clear="none" /> MeadWestvaco (MWV), a provider of packaging solutions, has named Peter Durette chief strategy officer and vice president. Most recently, Durette served as vice president of strategy and business development for Textron.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Mitcuener Joins MicroBilt</b><br clear="none" /> MicroBilt, a provider of credit data and identity verification services for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), has named Cathy Mitchener vice president of regional sales. Mitchener joins MicroBilt from Astra Zeneca.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Sterling Life Names CMO</b><br clear="none" /> Ronald Bendes has joined Sterling Life Insurance Company as chief marketing officer. Bendes most recently served as vice president ofsales at Conseco Insurance Group, his employer for the last 21 years.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Kallenbach Joins First Solar</b><br clear="none" /> First Solar, a manufacturer of photovoltaic modules, has named TK Kallenbach executive vice president of marketing and product management. Kallenbach comes to First Solar from Honeywell Aerospace, where he led numerous areas.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Abound Solar Names CEO</b><br clear="none" /> Abound Solar, a manufacturer of low-cost, thin-film photovoltaic solar modules, has named Thomas Tiller chief executive officer. Tiller comes to the company from Polaris Industries, where he served as CEO for nine years.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Arbella Names VP of Marketing</b><br clear="none" /> Arbella Insurance Group, a Massachusetts-based auto insurer, has appointed Steve Jacobs vice president of marketing. Jacobs is a 20-year veteran of the company, most recently building its claims organization.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>HCCA Names Bartholomew CEO</b><br clear="none" /> David Bartholomew has been named CEO of HCCA International, a company that recruits internationally experienced registered nurses and physical therapists to U.S. hospitals. Bartholomew previously served as president of the company.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Servidine Hires VP of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> Servidine, an energy efficiency, demand response, and real estate company, has nmaed Jim Josephson vice president of sales for its Fifth Fuel Management system. Servidine previously served as vice president of U.S. sales for Energy Advantage.