Comings and Goings: February 2018


Hormel Foods, Austin, Minnesota

Hormel Foods group vice president and Jennie-O Turkey Store president Glenn Leitch was promoted to executive vice president of supply chain. The company’s procurement, manufacturing, logistics, research and development, and quality management divisions will report to Leitch. He brings more than 35 years of experience in the food and commodity industries to the role.


Ahold Delhaize, Zaandam, Netherlands

Ahold USA chief operating officer Kevin Holt was appointed CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA, which is Ahold Delhaize’s new U.S. business arm. Holt remains a member of the company’s management board and executive committee. He continues to report to Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer. 

Lowes, Mooresville, North Carolina

Lowe’s promoted veteran executive Richard Maltsbarger to the company’s chief operating officer post. He is responsible for delivering seamless omnichannel experiences to execute Lowe’s brand promise and build customer loyalty. He also will oversee store operations, supply chain and pro services for business clients, and work closely with chief customer officer Michael McDermott. Lowe’s also hired veteran e-commerce and Amazon executive Vikram Singh in the newly created role of senior vice president, chief digital officer.


Brandshare, New York

Former Touchstorm chief growth officer Alan Verdun was named BrandShare executive vice president of sales and marketing. In the new role, Verdun builds on the company’s growth and nurtures deeper relationships with major brand clients. He spent 22 years in business development and management positions with News America Marketing.

Breaktime Media, Boston

Former Tyson Foods senior shopper marketing manager Jodi Shupe is Breaktime Media’s first Arkansas area hire. As regional sales manager, Shupe is responsible for managing and growing the Walmart shopper marketing business as well as covering the Southwest portion of the U.S.

Fusion92, Chicago

Agency veteran Doug Dome was named president of Fusion92. He reports to Fusion92 founder and CEO Matt Murphy and is responsible for managing the agency’s day-to-day strategy, planning and execution. He has held senior leadership roles at All Terrain, Gigunda Group, Carmichael Lynch Spong and FCB Chicago.

GSP, Clearwater, Florida

Former Kreber vice president, creative, Margaret Sotrop was named executive creative director of retail services provider GSP. She will oversee campaign development, visual merchandising and more as part of GSP’s design services team. Prior to Kreber, Margaret was vice president of home and storewide creative at Macy’s, where she oversaw creative on a national level across print and online media.

The Mars Agency, Detroit

Jason Jakubiak and David Wysocki left senior creative roles at Doner Partners to join The Mars Agency as vice presidents, group creative directors. Former Campbell-Ewald associate creative director Jim Feltz and former J. Vaughn Creative director Jason Parzuchowski also joined The Mars Agency as creative directors.

Modern Promos, Minneapolis

Vice president of business development Robert Job was promoted to executive vice president of growth strategy. He oversees sales, business development and lead generation with more than 25 years of experience in the marketing promotions industry.

Reveal Mobile, Raleigh, North Carolina

Reveal Mobile vice president of marketing and co-founder Matthew Davis was promoted to chief marketing officer. His career spans more than two decades of enterprise sales, marketing and product development, often for mobile-focused startups.