Disney Channel upped Adam Bonnett to svp, original series and Jeff Brustrom to vp, live-action series. The net tapped Emmy-award winner Mike Moon as vp, animated series, who worked previously with The Walt Disney Co’s TV- animation team. — Lifetime tapped former McCann Erickson exec Martha Pease for the newly created post of evp, marketing/enterprise development. — Ascent Media Group’s William Airy was named COO, Inspiration Networks. — Cablevision tapped Bret Richter as svp, financial strategy and devo. — Geoff Reiss was named svp ESPN Original Entertainment and Rick Alessandri was tapped as svp, consumer products. — Motorola tapped IBM technologist Hamid Ahmadi as its first chief architect. — Tanya Haider was upped to svp, Nickelodeon and Viacom Intl consumer products.

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