– Clearwire: Brian McAndrews, who recently resigned from his post at *Microsoft* after having joined through the acquisition of his company aQuantive, has been appointed to the position of director at *Clearwire*. *Clearwire* said today in a filing with the SEC that *Sprint*, which is a majority shareholder in the wireless broadband company, was the one to nominate McAndrews. More on mocoNews.net…
– *Comcast*: *Comcast* Entertainment Group promoted Steve Dolcemaschio to COO; he will be responsible for the finance and business operations for E!, The Style Network, G4 and FEARnet. During his nearly decade-long stint with *Comcast*, Dolcemaschio oversaw the formation of the Group, including the consolidation that moved G4 into the company’s L.A. headquarters in 2007; he most recently served as EVP, finance and business operations.
– *Google*: Former *AOL* exec Jonathan Lister has joined *Google* as managing director and head of *Google* Canada; he will oversee the company’s Canadian ad sales operations. Lister served in a number of senior leadership roles during a seven-year stint with *AOL*: most recently as SVP, operations for *AOL* Europe, and as GM and VP of audience for *AOL* Canada before that. Release.
– GamePro: Former Ziff Davis gaming exec Marci Yamaguchi has joined IDG’s GamePro Media as EVP and GM. Yamaguchi will manage the operations of both GamePro Magazine and Gamepro.com. Formerly SVP of sales for the game group at Ziff Davis Media, Yamaguchi oversaw the launch of the 1UP.com property in 2003, and ran EGM Magazine. Ziff Davis shuttered the mag and sold its digital gaming division to Hearst last month.