PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) - Qi, a full service digital agency of
CommonHealth, today announced two promotions and five new hires.
CommonHealth (www.commonhealth.com) is the world's leading
healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) (www.wpp.com)
Buddy Scalera has been promoted from senior director, interactive content
and market research to vice president, interactive content and market
research. In his new position, Mr. Scalera will oversee the digital team
and research, develop and deliver new interactive online strategies,
including social and viral marketing, web content, search engine marketing
campaigns and mobile applications. Mr. Scalera has been with Qi for two
Elizabeth Castillo has been elevated from senior graphic designer to group
art supervisor of interactive media. In her new role, Ms. Castillo's core
responsibilities will include the implementation of best practices in
design, infrastructure architecture, application of animation, video,
online branding and social media marketing. Ms. Castillo has worked at Qi
for five years.
Derev Diggs comes to Qi as a senior interactive media developer. Mr. Diggs
will ensure clients' business objectives are met by creating real-world
applications for the Internet and desktop by incorporating various types of
media. Previously, Mr. Diggs was a senior multimedia developer at Temel
(now Zeta Interactive), a strategic marketing and branding agency located
Shane Mayer joins Qi as an account supervisor. In this position, Mr. Mayer
will manage the tactical planning processes for interactive strategies,
focusing on the development and implementation of marketing plans. Most
recently, Mr. Mayer was a senior marketing manager at WebMD, an online
provider of health information services located in New York City.
Kevin Kaszuba comes to Qi as a motion designer/video editor. In this role,
Mr. Kaszuba will design motion graphics and animation for use across
multiple media platforms. Additionally, he will ensure the proper
production and editing of all video projects. Prior to joining Qi, Mr.
Kaszuba was a senior interactive designer at JDK Design, a branding and
design agency located in Burlington, VT.
Lisa Martin joins Qi from HLS, the founding CommonHealth medical-education
unit, as an associate project manager. In this position, Ms. Martin will be
responsible for managing project resources, schedules, deliverables and
establishing clear communication among project members. Ms. Martin has been
with the CommonHealth network for more than a year.
Courtney Hutchins also comes to Qi from HLS. As an eMarketing associate,
Ms. Hutchins will manage interactive content projects, monitor industry
trends and develop new marketing and advertising programs. Ms. Hutchins has
been an employee with the CommonHealth organization for six years.
CommonHealth comprises Qi, Altum, Carbon, CommonHealth London, CommonHealth
Paris, Conectics, Earthborn, EvoLogue, Ferguson, HLS, MBS/Vox, Noesis,
ProCom and Solara. The organization also maintains numerous partnerships
both within and outside of the WPP network of companies.