FINN Partners names Niko Felix as a partner in its global technology practice, a newly created position. Felix joins the agency from Outcast, where he most recently served as vice president of media strategy. At FINN, Felix is responsible for developing integrated media programs, driving new and organic growth opportunities, and providing media strategy counsel across geographies. “Niko’s expertise in technology storytelling, and his in-depth knowledge of the media landscape, will be a great benefit not only to our technology practice but to the agency as a whole,” said Sabrina Guttman, FINN Partners managing partner and global technology practice lead.
WWE names Catherine Newman executive vice president and head of marketing. Newman joins WWE from Manchester United Media, where she was CMO for the past two years. She previously held senior positions at The Times of London and Financial Times, leading global marketing initiatives, developing strategic partnerships, and boosting subscription growth across various products. In her new post, Newman’s area of oversight will include marketing, brand, community relations, entertainment relations, creative services and photography.
Investis Digital appoints Jared Koesten as global chief talent officer. Koesten comes to the company from content production company CreativeDrive, where he also held the global chief talent officer spot. He was previously vice president of human resources at Zimmerman Advertising, which is part of Omincom. Koesten has provided oversight in the areas of talent and performance management, employee experience, talent acquisition and employee development. “I’m hyper-focused on attracting and keeping the right talent, and Jared is the right leader to do just that,” said Peacock. “He has proven himself many times over that he knows how to build transformational cultures.”