People on the move: Jennifer Markey joins Ross Video as marketing VP

Ross Video has named Jennifer Markey as vice-president of marketing. She assumes leadership of the company’s global marketing team and initiatives including public relations, demand generation, events and channel partner marketing. Before joining Ross Video, Ms. Markey held senior technical and management posts with companies that included 360pi, SkyWave Mobile, CrossKeys and IBM.

Kinaxis has appointed Sarah Sedgman as chief customer officer. Sarah will be responsible for defining the strategies and programs that ensure continuous customer value across Kinaxis' employees and partners.

Réjean Desjardins was named vice-president and general manager for Boone Plumbing and Heating Supply. Mr. Desjardins joined Boone in 1982 and held several positions with increased responsibilities over the years. He succeeds Claude DesRosiers, who has retired from the role.

British artificial intelligence entrepreneur William Tunstall-Pedoe has joined Fluent.ai’s advisory board. Mr. Tunstall-Pedoe founded Evi Technologies, which is now a division of Amazon following its acquisition in 2012.

Hats off

Pythian was recognized in the Leader category of the Global Outsourcing 100 awards. The company also received distinguished honours for the number of written customer testimonials received. The awards recognize the world's best outsourcing service providers based on a scoring methodology that includes a review by an independent panel of International Association of Outsourcing Professionals members.

Clariti Group received two national awards from Canadian HR Reporter. The company was recognized with readers’ choice awards for outplacement services and leadership and team development training services.

Mike McLean, Ian MacLean, Art Monk and Terry Ludlow, all senior executives with Techinsights, have been named to the IAM Strategy 300 – the World's Leading IP Strategists 2017. The IAM Strategy 300 is a peer-reviewed guide to globally renowned creators of IP value