Who's News in Sales and marketing

<b>eFuture Appoints VP, CMO</b><br clear="none" /> eFuture Information Technology, a provider of software and services in China’s retail and consumer goods industries, has announced the appointment of James Mu as vice president and chief marketing officer. Mu was most recently CEO of Beijing United Power Real Estate Investment Management Co. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Clear Channel Names New EVP</b><br clear="none" /> Clear Channel Communications has named John Partilla to the newly created position of executive vice president and president of global media sales. Partilla joins Clear Channel from Time Warner, where he led the global media group.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>NxTV Adds to Executive Team</b><br clear="none" /> NxTV, a provider of IP-based entertainment and services delivery Platforms to the hotel and lodging industry, has named Stephen Guillot vice president of hospitality sales and marketing. He recently served as vice president of sales and strategic alliances at On Command Video. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Behringer Harvard Fills Marketing Post</b><br clear="none" /> Behringer Harvard has named Kellie Richter senior vice president of marketing. Most recently, Richter served as senior vice president of marketing strategy for AIG Annuity Insurance Company and AIG Retirement.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Marenghi Joins WGN America</b> <br clear="none" /> Tribune Company has announced the appointment of Julio Marenghi as executive vice president of sales and distribution for WGN America. Marenghi most recently served as president of advertising sales at CBS Television Stations. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>ARAG Hires New Sales Executive</b><br clear="none" /> Toni Filia has joined legal insurer ARAG as director of sales for the company’s Eastern region. Prior to joining ARAG, Filia was a sales executive for EyeMed Vision Care, a national managed vision care company.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Oppenheimer Taps Managing Director</b> <br clear="none" /> Oppenheimer & Co. has announced the appointment of Daniel Ponder as managing director of high yield sales. Ponder joins Oppenheimer from Bank of America Securities, where he served as a managing director and a senior member of its high yield sales team. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Lucchese Named Burntsand EVP</b> <br clear="none" /> Burntsand, a North American business consulting and technology services company, has announced the hiring of Al Lucchese, Jr. to the newly created position of executive vice president of corporate strategy and business development. Lucchese has held executive positions in both public and private companies in the business consulting and technology service sector.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Kapow Names Two New VPs</b><br clear="none" /> Kapow Technologies, a provider of Web data services for business applications, hsd announced the appointments of Ron Yu to vice president of marketing and Rory Byrne to vice president of business development. Software industry veterans, Yu and Byrne have held executive leadership positions at companies including Salesforce.com, Hyperion, and Yahoo!<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Yakety Yak Hires Sales Leader</b><br clear="none" /> Yakety Yak Wireless, a mobile phone and accessory retailer, has appointed Rob Payne vice president of sales. Payne most recently served as vice president of Interwave Wireless.