Spot Runner Names GM

Los Angeles-based Spot Runner, which operates an online service to help businesses buy and sell TV and video advertising, said late Friday that it has promoted Gus Warren to General Manager of the firm's Malibu Media Platform unit. Warren has been VP of Media Partner Sales and Development for the last three years. Before Spot Runner, Warren was at Time Warner Investments Group, and has also served at Granite Ventures, NetMarket, and Internet Profiles.