Who's News in Sales and Marketing

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<b>Chambers Joins Imagecraft Exhibits</b><br clear="none" /> Ralph Chambers has joined Imagecraft Exhibits, a custom designer and program manager of trade show exhibits, as senior account executive. Chambers has more than 30 years of experience in the trade show industry.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Merkle Promotes Dempster</b><br clear="none" /> Merkle, a customer relationship marketing agency, has promoted Craig Dempster to the newly formed role of executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Most recently, Dempster played a role in the creation and launch of Merkle’s LogicLab subsidiary.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>TopRight Appoints CMO</b><br clear="none" /> TopRight, an Atlanta-based strategic marketing consulting firm, has promoted Jo Ann Herold to chief marketing officer. Prior to joining TopRight last August, Herold was chief marketing officer, vice president of marketing at The HoneyBaked Ham Company.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>TicketsNow Appoints CEO</b><br clear="none" /> TicketsNow, an online event ticket marketplace and Ticketmaster company, has named Ron Bension chief executive officer. Bension most recently served as CEO for Prolink Solutions in Phoenix, AZ.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Ill Joins FICO as EVP</b><br clear="none" /> FICO, a provider of analytics and decision management technology, has appointed Charles Ill executive vice president of sales and marketing. Ill most recently led the worldwide sales organization at Avaya, a provider of enterprise communications systems.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Carlson Names Hamilton VP</b><br clear="none" /> Carlson Hotels Worldwide promoted Kaaren Hamilton to vice president of global sales for North America. Hamilton first joined Carlson Hotels Worldwide in 2007 as a director of national sales.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Rite Aid Appoints New CEO</b><br clear="none" /> Rite Aid has promoted John T. Standley to president and chief executive officer. Standley returned to Rite Aid in September 2008 as president and chief operating officer, following a previous stint with the company from 1999 to 2005. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Mendix Appoints VP of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> Tech company Mendix has appointed Dale Zwizinski as vice president of sales for North America. Prior to joining Mendix, Zwizinski worked in sales and marketing capacities for various global software organizations in the media and financial services markets.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Jones Named AccountNow CEO</b><br clear="none" /> AccountNow, an Internet prepaid card issuer, has appointed James G. Jones chief executive officer. Jones 35 years of management experience in the banking, consumer lending, payment processing, and related financial services industry. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>TriMas Promotes Allen</b> <br clear="none" /> TriMas Corporation, a manufacturer of engineered and applied products, has promoted Kurt Allen to president of Lamons Gasket Company. Allen has held various leadership roles at Lamons, most recently vice president of sales and marketing.