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Panda Security Fills Marketing Role
Panda Security, a provider of IT security solutions, has announced the hiring of Jack Hao as head of marketing for Panda Security USA. Hao was formerly the head of Fry’s Electronics' Antivirus Division.

GenVault Taps Lyons as VP
GenVault Corporation has appointed Shane Lyons vice president of sales and marketing. Most recently, Lyons held the position of vice president of sales, Americas, for the Protein and Small Molecule Division of Life Technologies.

Fazoli's Adds to Management Team
Fazoli's, a 260-unit Italian restaurant chain, has named Monte Jump vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Fazoli's, Jump served in the same role at Carrabba’s Italian Grill.

Crestline Names Director of Sales and Marketing
Crestline Hotels & Resorts has named Linda Cahue director of sales and marketing for the Wyndham Palm Springs hotel in Palm Springs, Ca. She joins Crestline from Marriott Hotels & Resorts, where she served as director of sales and marketing for the Marriott Houston Airport.

Choice Hotels Hires SVP
Choice Hotels International has announced the appointment of Michael Murphy as senior vice president of global sales. Murphy most recently served as senior vice president of sales for Marriott International.

RolloverSystems Fills Sales Roles
RolloverSystems, a provider of rollover services for retirement plan sponsors, third party administrators, advisors, and their terminated plan participants, has appointed two new regional sales directors. Rick Meyeres, responsible for the western region, is the former founder and president of Western Benefit Partners. Steve Trow, responsible for the central region. has held sales director positions with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance and other financial services firms.

Fotolia Names North American Chief
Fotolia, a provider of microstock imagery and video, has appointed Patrick Lor the company’s new president for North America. Lor, who came out of retirement to assume the role, is the co-founder of iStockPhoto.

J.M. Smucker Promotes Mayer
The J.M. Smucker Company has announced the promotion of John Mayer to vice president of sales, grocery market. Mayer, a 29-year veteran of the company, most recently served as a corporate officer and vice president of customer development.

XMOS Names Yoder to North America Role
Semiconductor company XMOS has appointed Kevin Yoder director of North America sales. Yoder has worked in senior sales roles at Analog Devices and Texas Instruments during a 20-year career.