Who's News in Sales and Marketing

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<b>comScore Names VP of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> comScore, a digital marketing intelligence resource, has named Joe Nguyen vice president of sales for Southeast Asia. Nguyen most recently served as regional manager of Southeast Asia for Omniture.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>SouthernLINC Promotes Smith</b><br clear="none" /> SouthernLINC Wireless, an Atlanta-based regional wireless carrier, has announced the promotion of Michael S. Smith to director of business and government sales. Smith previously served as general manager of the carrier's public sector sales organization. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Heller Named PicSout VP</b><br clear="none" /> PicScout, a developer of image-recognition technology, has announced the appointment of Dan Heller as vice president of marketing. Prior to joining PicScout, Heller was an analyst and consultant for the photo industry.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>WJB Appoints Sales Director</b><br clear="none" /> WJB Capital Group has named William D. Weber director of institutional sales. Before joining WJB, Weber spent the last 12 years at Natixis Bleichroeder, working in research sales.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Wilson Assumes Mincom Sales Role</b><br clear="none" /> Mincom, a global software and services provider to asset-intensive industries, has appointed Howard Wilson vice president of sales operations. Wilson was previously vice president of sales operations for Oracle, Asia Pacific.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Bling Nation Appoints Head of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> Bling Nation, a local payments network provider for community banks nationwide, has named Shannon Goldman head of sales. Goldman previously served in multiple roles at Harland Clarke, a provider of marketing, integrated payment, and technology solutions.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Publicis Appoints National Sales Director</b><br clear="none" /> Publicis Selling Solutions, a provider of sales, service, and clinical teams for biopharma, has hired Christina DiBiase as national sales director. DiBiase was formerly director of sales at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Healthcare Products.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Press Ganey Names SVP</b><br clear="none" /> Press Ganey Associates has announced the addition of Al Vega as senior vice president and chief sales and marketing officer. Prior to joining Press Ganey, Vega led Focused Health Solutions' client-facing sales, marketing, and acute management functions.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Conifer Adds to Management Team</b><br clear="none" /> Conifer Securities, a hedge fund service provider and prime broker, today has named Joseph Young senior director of relationship management. Young joins Conifer after an 18-year tenure with UBS.