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Yahoo: Three new executive hires for its global media business and consumer marketing efforts: Rich Cusick joins the company as VP of entertainment and women’s lifestyles. John Buchanan, formerly VP of global marketing at Electronic Arts, will lead the consumer marketing team across the globe. Scott Bushman returns to lead the media network for Canada, Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market.
Most recently, Cusick was interim GM of Chemistry.com and GM of Swirl by Daily Candy. Bushman was SVP of digital at Waaerman Media Group and VP of business development, content and programming at Metacafe.
Everyday Health: Ju-Don Roberts has been promoted to GM and SVP. In her new role, she will oversee online, mobile, social, video and product strategies for EverydayHealth.com. She joined the company in July 2011 as VP and editor-in-chief of news and audience development. Previously, she was SVP and executive editor of News Corp.’s Beliefnet.
Blip: Doug Ferguson joins as head of product and creative and Mahalo President Jason Rapp joins the board of directors. Ferguson previously served as General Manager of Digital for Adweek and will now report to Blip CEO Kelly Day. Rapp, who was an early adviser to Blip, previously ran an advisory business for start-ups.
Canaan Partners: Former Chairman and CEO of Shopping.com Dan Ciporin has been named general partner. He joined the venture capital firm in 2007 as a venture partner and has since led investments in Lending Club, OpenSky and Gemvara.
NDN: Kevin Gentzel joins the online video platform as chief revenue officer. Gentzel comes from over 13 years at Forbes Media where, as CRO, he led global sales and marketing initiatives.
Krossover: App developer Dalmo Fellows Cirne joins Krossover as director of mobile. He previously worked with ESPN and Starwood Hotels. Earlier this year, Krossover announced it raised a $3.5 million angel round in 2011. It also launched a lacrosse vertical.
BlueKai: Cory Treffiletti has been named the company’s first SVP for marketing. Most recently before BlueKai, Treffiletti was president for Catalyst S+F, a strategic marketing consultancy.