Sales and Marketing People On The Move – 2/29/2012

Axceler® was recently joined by Michael X. Burns as the company’s new Regional Vice President of Sales for Western North America. He was previously with Rapid7 where she served as their Regional Vice President for Western U.S. and U.K. Sales. Burns was also previously with Stride & Associates for nine years. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

Andrew McLure was recently designated as the new Sales Manager for the Midwest region of Insignia Group LLC. He brings to the team over two decades of experience in the field of automotive dealership. McLure was previously part of Chrysler Academy as an After Sales Training Facilitator. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

FireHost recently named Jim Ciampaglio as the company’s new senior vice president of global sales and marketing. He became part of the company back in 2011. Ciampaglio was previously with NeoSpire Managed Hosting as their COO. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

Gina Mace Sands was recently welcomed at Cinema Scene Marketing as their new VP of Media Network Sales. She had previously worked with Sony Pictures Television International as a Director. Sands had also been with Saban Entertainment/Fox Family Worldwide in the past. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

Direxion recently took on Greg Blue as the company’s new Senior Regional Sales Director, and he will be handling their Florida market. He also previously handled the Florida area for John Hancock Funds as their Senior Vice President. Blue was also formerly with Fidelity Advisor Funds as well as ING. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

Seth Friedman was recently appointed as the new 401(K) National Sales Director for Mutual of Omaha. He previously handled their registered retirement products as national sales director. Friedman was also previously employed by Essex Corporation and Jackson National Life among others. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

Bentley Motors has recently designated Stefan Büscher as their new Marketing and Product Director. He has previously worked with Dr. Ing. h.c. Porsche AG where he served as their General Manager for Marketing Communications. Büscher was also formerly employed by Dresdner Bank. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.

RF Industries Ltd. recently gained a new Vice President of Sales in the person of Hal W. Wooden. He will contribute to the team more than 19 years of experience in doing executive sales management work.  Wooden previously worked with Talley Inc. also as VP of Sales. There’s more about his appointment on this news link.