— Spark Networks: Greg Liberman has been promoted to president and CEO, from president and COO. Adam Berger, who had held the posts of chairman and CEO since 2007 has resigned but agreed to stay on as a director. Liberman first joined the company as general counsel in 2004. Prior to joining Spark, Mr. Liberman held business development, corporate development and legal roles in the telecoms, internet and biotechnology industries.
— ABC (NYSE: DIS) News Digital: ABC News Digital has added former Condé Nast and Advance Communications SEO specialist John Shehata as executive director of search and social media. The TV news unit has also hired a publicist, ex-Politico community — manager Michelle Levi as a publicist for all digital platforms.
— Inadco: Dave Zinman has signed onto the new position of COO. Formerly VP and GM of display advertising at Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO), Zinman will now manage Inadco’s sales, marketing, operations and analytics teams.
— Digitas: Digitas Chicago has poached Colleen Whitney from Mindshare. As SVP, Whitney will be responsible for day-to-day operations of Digitas Chicago Media Capability.