VisitPittsburgh names Susan Klein chief marketing officer. Klein was most recently head of content marketing at Doublespace. She also founded San Francisco-based Oculus Marketing and served as head of marketing communications and visitor services for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Susan is a dynamic marketer with a high level of success building and executing multi-channel, business-to-business and business-to-consumer campaigns that are driven by analytics," said VisitPittsburgh president & CEO Jerad Bachar.
Luquire appoints Sonia Grunbaum as senior vice president of business development. Grunbaum comes to the agency after 19 years at Zimmerman Advertising, where she most recently served as vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Zimmerman, she served in various account leadership roles at Miguel Chavez & Associates, one of Bolivia's top advertising agencies at the time. "As our first-ever head of business development, Sonia's track record of managing pitches for multi-million-dollar accounts, coupled with her ability to build relationships and open doors that align seamlessly with our agency culture and ethos, made her the ideal person to help us partner with more brands across the country," said Luquire CEO Brooks Luquire.
NinjaTrader Group, a provider of software and brokerage services to active traders, hires John O'Reilly as chief marketing officer. O'Reilly was most recently CMO at consumer-credit fintech platform OppFi. He was previously SVP, marketing for OptionsHouse, an options-centric brokerage acquired by E*TRADE in 2016. In his new post, O'Reilly will be responsible for leading NinjaTrader's brand and customer acquisition initiatives. "John's background and success as an executive in high-growth fintech firms will be invaluable," said NinjaTrader CEO Martin Franchi.