Spot Runner Names President, CFO

Los Angeles-based Spot Runner, which provides a web-based method of buying pre-produced television advertising, said yesterday that it has named a new President and hired a CFO. John Gentry has been named President of the firm, reporting to Nick Grouf; Samuel Paisley has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. Gentry was most recently Chief Revenue Officer for Spot Runner, and has been at the firm since 2005. Paisley joins the company from ValueClick, where he served at various times as Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operations Officer. Spot Runner operates an online service targeted at businesses looking to place local television advertising.