Digiday Names Chief Marketing Officer

Paul Kontonis joins the company.

Digiday has named Paul Kontonis CMO and chief communications officer. Previously, Kontonis served as senior VP of strategy for digital entertainment company Collective Digital Studio. He is also the president of the Global Online Video Association.

“Our readers have come to expect a high-level, consumer experience, a step above the usual boring, corny and stale business media efforts,” said Nick Friese, Digiday’s CEO, in an announcement. “You’ll experience much smarter and more modern brand building and marketing from us as we move ahead, thanks to Paul and his breadth of experience.”

Kontonis’ appointment is effective immediately.