On The Move

Robert Ham was named new-business manager at Karsh & Hagan in Denver, managing business development and PR.

Hall Communications in Las Vegas promoted Alex Bruni from production artist to junior art director.

Crocker/Flanagan in Sacramento hired Mary Odbert as senior account manager and Bridget Crouch as administrative assistant.

Patty Azzarello joined Polycom in Pleasanton as chief marketing officer. Previously she held senior positions at several Hew lett-Packard software divisions.

Leopold Ketel & Partners in Portland promoted Tia Bledsoe from account coordinator to account manager. She has been with the shop for three years. Also, the agency hired Erin Kurtz as graphic designer and Dianne Haines as PR account manager.

Dawn Boone joined TriAd in Bend as art director and production manager.

El Pollo Loco in Irvine hired Karen Eadon as vp, chief marketing officer. She had been vp of U.S. marketing for McDonald’s.

Wing Latino Group, Los Angeles, hired Roberto Alcázar as creative director on BP/ Arco, am/pm minimarkets, the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Rite Aid and Pic ‘N’ Save/Big Lots. In his 15-year career, Alcázar has worked for agencies such as Foote, Cone & Belding, Saatchi & Saatchi, Euro RSCG and Casanova Pendril.

Ted Hatfield, former senior editor of Sports Afield, joined Bear Advertising in Westlake Village as account/PR manager.

Jamie Brown joined Willis Advertising in Laguna Hills as marketing coordinator, with responsibility for project coordination and new-business development.

Foundstone, a provider of enterprise vulnerability management software and services, hired Larry McIntosh as chief marketing officer. McIntosh joins the Mission Viejo company from HNC Software.

Humunculus, a broadcast design and animation company in Venice, hired executive producer Dina Chang and senior editor Arash Ayrom.

Hunt.DDBdirect in Seattle hired former Wunderman San Francisco creative director Jon Dietrich as senior copywriter and added two account executives: Natalie Perry, formerly of Foote, Cone & Belding in Seattle, and Margot Wills, formerly of Network Commerce in Seattle. Also, Alex Barth was promoted from director of business development to account supervisor, and Lisa Gilbertson joined as administrative assistant.

GiftCertificates.com in Seattle hired former HitHive vp of marketing Bill Bassett as evp of marketing.