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ALTICE
Michael Grau was elevated to chief financial officer at New York-based cable operator Altice USA. The veteran of Altice and predecessor Cablevision Systems had been executive VP of financial planning and control.

Michael Grau

Michael Grau

ATLANTIC BROADBAND
Frank van der Post has been named president of Atlantic Broadband by parent Cogeco Communications. He comes from Dutch multiservice telecommunications operator KPN, where he was chief commercial officer.

COURSE HERO
Education technology firm Course Hero has added Harriet Seitler as executive vice president chief brand officer. She had been chief marketing officer of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network and Harpo Studios.

CRITEO
Megan Clarken has joined Paris-based internet advertising platform Criteo S.A. as CEO. A 15-year veteran of Nielsen, she most recently served as chief commercial officer of Nielsen Global Media.

Megan Clarken

Megan Clarken

ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS
Todd Johnson has joined Entertainment Studios-owned digital media platform The Grio as chief content officer. A former Grio managing editor, he was editorial director of NBC News Digital’s NBC BLK.

VAB
The VAB in New York has elevated Marianne Vita to senior vice president, director of integrated strategy and marketing. She had been the organization’s VP, strategic insights.

Berke Communications, a New York-based PR firm focused on entertainment, sports and other sectors, tapped Ryan Muscatel as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was an executive VP at MWWPR and managing partner at Taylor. … Agency ForwardPMX has named Valerie Davis as its senior vice president of media. She was senior VP, U.S. head of accounts at IPG Mediabrands unit Reprise. … nCam, a London-based developer of real-time augmented reality technology for media and entertainment, named Mike Ruddell as global business development director. He is a former head of technology at Sky Sports. … The Public Relations Society of America’s Los Angeles board of directors named Bob Gold, president and CEO of Bob Gold & Associates, as its 2019 Communications Professional of the Year. … VAB has also added Nellie Chung as vice president, marketing and partnerships. 

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