Stamford, Connecticut-based research company Just Kid Inc. has promoted two former VPs to the posts of MD.
In their new roles as MD of innovation and strategy, Kimberly Bealle and Janet Oak bring years of experience to the table. Bealle, formerly with Young+Rubicam Advertising, held a post as global EVP and director of its worldwide Fisher-Price business and has more than 20 years of kid and consumer products marketing and advertising under her belt. Oak, meanwhile, worked in the youth marketing department at ad agency Houston Effler Herstek Favat in Boston. At Just Kid, she helped lead positioning and projects for brands such as McDonald’s Happy Meal, Mattel’s Barbie and Post Fruity Pebbles.