– AOL: Amber Lawson has been named to the new position of head of video programming. Leading a team that oversees AOL (NYSE: AOL) Studios, AOL Video hub, AOL.com and third party production, she’ll be responsible for all original video content. Lawson previously worked with Babelgum where she oversaw the international comedy business and original series.
– MPAA: The Motion Picture Association of America has appointed Karen Thorland to its legal team as VP and senior content protection counsel, effective Jan. 18. She’ll report to Daniel Mandil, senior EVP, general counsel and chief content protection officer. Thorland joins from Loeb & Loeb, LLP.
– REVShare: Michael Montgomery was promoted to VP of ad sales. He joined the company three years ago after having served in the U.S. Armed Forces as Navy Corpsman, which included a tour of duty in Iraq.
– Turtle Beach: Four changes to the senior management team: Katie Lacey was appointed as CMO, Bruce Murphy as CFO, Jack Reynolds as VP of product experience, and Dan Anagnos as VP of engineering and product development. Lacey comes from ESPN (NYSE: DIS), where she was SVP of marketing. Murphy was most recently the controller for Clarity Partners. Previously, Reynolds was VP of product management at GoerTek and Anagnos was VP of advanced technology development at D&M Holdings.