Zenith Promotes Top Execs

LOS ANGELES–Zenith Optimedia Group’s Zenith USA has promoted three of its top executives in the U.S.

Tim Jones, 42, was named president of Zenith USA, a new position. He was formerly evp, director, worldwide client services and business development. Peggy Green, 58, evp and director, national broadcast, advances to president, national broadcast.

Neil Ascher, 40, was promoted to evp of Zenith USA from svp, communications planning. Jones and Green will report to Rich Hamilton, CEO, The Americas, for the Publicis and Cordiant-owned media network. Hamilton had been running Zenith USA until his promotion last month, when Zenith Optmedia Group was formally launched. Ascher will report to Jones.