NBCUniversal has tapped David Sussman senior VP and chief legal officer for its content distribution division. He joins the Peacock from Skadden Arps, where he worked for the law firm’s entertainment and media practice.Zack Hernandez has been upped to senior veep of U.S. syndication sales, central region for Sony Pictures TV. He’s been with Sony Pictures TV since 2006. Producer Matt Odgers has joined A. Smith & Co. Prods. as senior veep. He had been an exec producer for reality TV shingle 51 Minds. Rogers & Cowan has promoted Ivy Mollenkamp , Wendy Zaas and Maggie Gallant to exec veep. Mollenkamp focuses on lifestyle and digital entertainment clients, while Zaas works in consumer tech and digital, and Gallant works in entertainment and lifestyle. Scott Fishman has been upped to senior veep and exec producer of Spike TV. A 31-year Viacom vet, Fishman has been with Spike since its launch in 2003. Marketing agency Media Storm has tapped Frank Connolly as its first chief financial officer. Connolly most recently served as managing director of AdMedia Partners.
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