New general manager at Captivate
Toronto-based Captivate has promoted Barb Huggett to the position of senior vice-president of advertising sales, as well as general manager for Canada. She joined the company last year as vice-president of advertising sales for Canada. Prior to that, she was a senior national account director at Dynamic Outdoor, director of national sales at Captivate and a national account executive at Pattison Outdoor. Huggett has also worked at MacLaren McCann, TBWA Chiat Day, Ammirati and Young & Rubicam.
Neil Shapiro has joined Captivate as vice-president of digital sales. He was most recently a vice-president at UberMedia. He has also been a sales director at Shazam and Flixster, as well as a senior account director at HuffingtonPost.com and an advertising account director at IMDB.com. Shapiro has also worked at AOL, Sony Online Entertainment, and Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment.