CARY, N.C. — Phil Stein, the chief financial officer at MicroMass Communications, has been promoted to the firm’s chief operating officer post.

MicroMass specializes in behavioral-based relationship marketing.

Stein has worked at MicroMass since 1966. He was named CFO in 2005.
In other moves, MicrossMass named Cheryl Nigro as its senior vice president for new business development and Michael Berliner as associate creative director. Nigro joins MicroMass from Novartis Pharmaceuticals where she was director of consumer relationship marketing. Berliner worked most recently at Kovel/Fuller in California.