Direct and digital marketing services agency New Control has hired Jim Marous as its senior vice president of corporate development. In this role, Marous will be responsible for developing new relationships and expanding current ones.

New Control offers marketing services to a number of industries, including financial services. The company has offices in Chicago and San Francisco.

Marous, who writes the Bank Marketing Strategy blog, most recently served as the senior director of marketing services at Harland Clarke Corp., which offers businesses marketing and security services, as well as payment solutions. Marous is a frequent industry speaker.