Cannabics Pharmaceuticals of Bethesda appointed Ika Abravanel senior adviser for operational and strategic planning and Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy senior adviser for regulation, validation and quality.

Dupont Fabros Technology of the District appointed James Armstrong chief accounting officer.

Highpoint of Reston appointed Susan Sharer business development executive.

LMO Advertising of Arlington appointed Chris Beauchemin account supervisor, Chris Chapman account supervisor, Alix Montes assistant account executive, Hillary Turner senior media planner, Takia Robinson account coordinator, Emily Attwood social media brand manager and Peter Matseykanets Web developer.

Merkle of Columbia appointed Karima Zmerli vice president of digital data strategy, Yaakov Kimelfeld chief research officer for digital media and Zimm Zimmerman vice president and personalization solutions leader.

Pragmatics of Reston appointed Richard Silver chief business development officer.

Software AG of Reston appointed Eric Duffaut chief customer officer.

Surescripts of Arlington appointed Tom Skelton chief executive officer.

Ambit Group of Reston appointed Bob Nunnally president and chief operations officer.

Gaylord National Resort of National Harbor appointed Mohan De Silva executive pastry chef.

National Conference Center of Leesburg appointed Mary Watson-DeLauder chief wine officer.

Riveron Consulting of the District appointed David Brink market director.

Spectrum Group of Alexandria appointed Larry Mendosa member.

ThreatTrack Security of Reston appointed Stuart Itkin chief marketing officer.

Washington Jewish Week of Rockville appointed Geoffrey W. Melada editor in chief.

Associations and Nonprofits

Public Interest Registry of Reston appointed Marc Saitta chief financial officer.

International Executive Service Corps of the District appointed Chad Ford associate vice president for economic growth programs, Chris Linder associate vice president for financial services programs, Robert Baden director of contracts and grants and Lisa Chensvold manager of communications.

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty appointed Diane Aten director of development and communication.

Real Estate

Cassidy Turley of the District appointed Allison Porter vice president.

DTZ of the District appointed Diana Davis vice president.

Long and Foster of Chantilly appointed Vicki Hamp vice president.

Vornado of Crystal City appointed Shawn Kyle senior vice president of management services.

Law and Lobby

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck of the District appointed Zachary Pfister policy adviser.

DLA Piper of the District appointed Jonathan Haray partner.

Kalbian Hagerty LLP of the District appointed Robert Boraks and Stephen Leckar counsel.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips of the District appointed Benjamin G. Chew partner.

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