Industry Moves: RTC; Jumpstart; Credit Suisse; Comcast SportsNet


Real Time Content: RTC has tapped Craig Calder as its chief marketing officer to oversee global marketing and US sales initiatives. Joining from New York Times (NYSE: NYT), Calder has 20-plus years of marketing and sales experience and has previously held executive positions at ** and DoubleClick.

Jumpstart Automotive Media: Auto marketing vet Steve Wilhite will take on the new position of president, reporting to CEO Mitch Lowe. Wilhite will direct sales, marketing and product development as well as join the company’s board of directors. Most recently, he was COO of Hyundai North America and was previously VP of global marketing at *Apple*. He earlier held VP positions at Volkswaagen and Nissan North America.

Credit Suisse: We’d been wondering where Spencer Wang, Bear Stearns’ well-known entertainment and telecom analyst, would go post-merger. In a note sent out to those on his distro list, Wang confirms that he rejected an offer to stay aboard at JPM, and will instead go to work at Credit Suisse to head up its Media & Internet Equity Research practice. He will be on leave for 90 days, before starting in August.

Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) SportsNet: Jon Litner announced Princell Hair is joining Comcast SportsNet as SVP of news operations, overseeing news, studio programming and digital content for the Comcast networks. Hair, a former EVP and GM of CNN has spent the past 18 months advising internet start-ups on programming and content strategies.

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