FINN Partners promotes Ryan Witherell to managing partner. Witherell has been with FINN since 2002, most recently as a senior partner, leading the Southeast’s corporate and consumer practice group. He has led strategic communications programs for global brands and emerging corporations in such sectors as technology, transportation and mobility, environment, real estate development, financial services, legal and consumer products. “Ryan is an incredibly passionate and effective leader, and his commitment to spearheading excellent communication programs for our clients and our agency is unsurpassed,” said FINN Partners managing partner, Southeast, Beth S. Courtney.
Calvin Klein names former Ralph Lauren chief marketing officer Jonathan Bottomley to the CMO spot, effective June 6. Bottomley comes to Calvin Klein from luxury home goods business Boll & Branch, where he was also CMO. He has also served as chief strategy officer at VICE Media. In his new post, Bottomley will report to Trish Donnelly, CEO of PVH Americas & Calvin Klein Global. “Jonathan is a highly experienced and transformational marketing leader. He has a proven track record in building global teams equipped to adapt to the opportunities of a digitally-driven marketing mix and the ability to marry commercial and aspirational elements of brands,” said Donnelly in a statement.
Teads, a technology platform that enables programmatic digital advertising across a global ecosystem, hires Natalie Bastian as global chief marketing officer. Bastian was most recently senior vice president and head of marketing at Tubi, Fox Corporation's free ad-supported streaming service. Before that, she served as head of sales marketing at Roku and general manager of marketing at DISH Media. “Natalie brings a fantastic blend of energy, experience and creativity to Teads’ leadership team,” said Teads co-CEO Jeremy Arditi. “We’re thrilled to bring an industry-leading marketer on board."