Jill Higson was promoted to national sales director at Los Angeles-based entertainment news Web site E! Online. Higson previously served as western advertising director at E! Online New York-based GIST TV, an online TV listing guide, appointed Daniel Drennan to the new position of creative director. Prior to joining GIST, Drennan worked as a journalist, contributing articles about design and technology to Print magazine and the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design Joel Davidson was named senior vice president of market development and operations at CompuServe, the Columbus, Ohio-based subsidiary of America Online. Davidson most recently served as group vice president for Heinz's pet products division in Cincinnati Richard S. Nachmias was named chief financial officer at New York-based Internet advertising and marketing firm Phase2Media. Prior to joining Phase2Media, Nachmias was senior manager in Ernst & Young's Metropolitan New York technology, communications and entertainment group.