D S Simon Media has promoted Tameeka Henry to vice president, analytics and media syndication. Henry has been with the firm since 2011, most recently serving as executive marketing manager, reporting & analytics. In her new role, she will oversee a significant expansion of distribution offerings in broadcast, online and social media, as well as continuing to lead the team and manage project analytics that is delivered to clients to assess effectiveness and reach of campaigns. “Because of her work, we have been able to become increasingly sophisticated in our media syndication efforts within target markets—our fastest growing service offering,” said D S Simon Media CEO Doug Simon.
GMMB has named senior vice president and managing director Micheline Kennedy a partner in the firm. Kennedy has been at GMMB since 2008, handling a portfolio of clients that includes the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Ibis Reproductive Health and Power to Decide. Before coming to GMMB, she spent 15 years in nonprofit communications, working on global population, health and development issues, creating awareness about learning disabilities and advancing women’s reproductive health and rights in the U.S. GMMB specializes in issue communications, brand positioning, corporate social impact, and political campaigns.
Storj Labs, a company that provides end-to-end encrypted, distributed cloud storage, has named Paul Ford chief marketing officer. Ford was previously a vice president at information technology company SendGrid, where his responsibilities included product marketing, product management, developer and community relations, branding, communications, digital marketing and sales enablement. He also led developer marketing efforts for the company through its 2019 acquisition by Twilio. In his new post, Ford will manage Strorj Labs’ marketing, branding, creative, communications, and other go-to-market efforts for its Tardigrade decentralized cloud storage service. He will report to CEO Ben Golub and be a part of the company's executive leadership team.