Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of July 14

Jul 14, 2011

The Jouve Group appointed Robert O’Dell as the president and general manager of Jouve North America. O’Dell will be responsible for Jouve’s operations in North America and brings with him more than two decades in the field. He mostly recently served with SPi as president of publishing and, previously, with LexisNexis in various roles.

Brightstar appointed Mark Shockley as its new president of Brighstar U.S. and Canada. Shockley will oversee the wireless solutions provider’s U.S. and Canadian operations, succeeding Denise Gibson, who is leaving the company. Shockley previously served as senior vice president and general manager for Motorola’s global sales operations.

Informa Telecoms & Media is bringing aboard Nick Thomas to serve as its principal analyst for TV and digital media. Thomas has a history of working with media and telecom companies in both Europe and the U.S. and has provider research and consultancy on diverse topics. He most recently held a position with Forrester Research.