McCann-Erickson in New York has elevated Robert Riesenberg to executive vice president of the agency. Riesenberg was a senior vice president, broadcast and programming director on the Coca-Cola account.
Fiona Fahy joined J. Walter Thompson, New York, as an account executive in the interactive group. The agency also reported two moves abroad: Alan Fairnington, regional president of JWT Asia Pacific, will retire effective Oct. 1. Also, JWT in Paris named Jean-Claude Davallan vice president, executive creative director.
New York-based Ammirati Puris Lintas named Gunther Saupe president, Latin Americas and Caribbean region, a new position. Previously regional director for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico, Saupe reports to president of international operations Phil Palazzo. Separately, managing director of APL Helsinki Ismo Ojanen became managing director for APL China, succeeding David Taylor, now managing director of APL Prague. Jaakko Ahonen will replace Ojanen in Helsinki.
Megan Bruno joined Griffin Bacal, New York, as account executive. She was most recently an account executive at N.W. Ayer & Partners, also New York.
Darrel Myers was named art director at Media Logic, Albany. He comes from Action Advertising in Fishkill, where he also served as art director. The agency also named Ru Jurow Malcolm as a graphic artist.
Eyemark Media Sales, New York, named Loreen Washington account executive. She had been a group supervisor at TN Media, also in New York.
Rick Boyko, president and chief creative officer, Ogilvy & Mather in New York, and honorary chairman of the 1999 International Andy Awards, has selected the awards jury: Bob Barry of Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis; Ted Bell, Young & Rubicam, New York; Ron Berger, Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG, New York; David Buonaguidi¸, St. Luke’s, London; Lee Clow, TBWA/Chiat/Day, Venice, Calif.; Mark Fenske, Love, God, Sex & Death, Los Angeles; Cliff Freeman, Cliff Freeman and Partners, New York; Neil Smith, Ogilvy & Mather Asia/Pacific; Lee Garfinkel, Lowe & Partners/SMS, New York; Jeff Goodby, Goodby, Silverstein
& Partners, San Francisco; Mike Hughes, The Martin Agency, Richmond, Va.; Ron Lawner, Arnold Communications, Boston; Spike Lee, Spike DDB, New York; Dave O’Hare, Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco; Washington Olivetto, W/Brasil Publicidade, Sao Paulo; Tiger Savage, Leagas Delaney, London; Bob Scarpelli, DDB Needham, Chicago; Chris Staples, Palmer Jarvis DDB, Vancouver; Gary Topolewski, Bozell Worldwide, Detroit; Donna Wenheim, BBDO Worldwide, New York; Dan Wieden, Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, Ore.; Susan Westre, Ogilvy & Mather in Paris; and Tracy Wong of WongDoody, Seattle.
The One Club in New York has appointed two new board members:
Mark Johnson, vice president, co-creative director at Ammirati Puris Lintas; and Tim Smith, chief executive officer, Red Sky Interactive.
New York-based yellow pages advertising agency TMP Worldwide has named chief operating officer James Treacy to its board of directors.
H. Lee Handleman, formerly of Amster Yard in New York, has joined Janou Pakter, a New York-based design and creative recruitment firm, as director of agency recruitment.
John Margaritis, former chief executive officer of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, was named president, chief executive officer of public relations agency Hawthorn New York.
Steve Giannetti was named publisher of Prevention by Rodale Press in New York. He had been associate publisher of the magazine for the past two years.
Bon Appetit in New York has tapped Judy Murphy as advertising manager, overseeing the magazine’s entire sales staff. She had been New England/consumer electronics manager. Helen McGinley was also hired as luxury goods manager. McGinley comes from Fortune, also New York, where she was an account manager responsible for watches, business and pharmaceuticals.
Fortune in New York promoted two advertising sales personnel:
Tony Haskel to Los Angeles manager of advertising sales and Caroline Harrell to manager of Washington, D.C., advertising sales.
Westwood One radio, New York, has tapped Jeff Gazzarri as account executive, Western region. He had been director of artist relations.
Elizabeth Lemire was named associate creative services director of Women’s Sports & Fitness, New York. She comes from Vogue, where she was promotion and retail director.
Scholastic Magazines, New York, has named executive vice president Hugh Roome to head its new consumer and professional magazine group. Frances Reilly was also appointed director, consumer marketing and development for the unit. She will be responsible for the circulation and management of several magazines, including Electronic Learning, Instructor, Coach, Early Childhood Today and Parent & Child. She comes from Hearst Magazines in New York, where she was director of direct marketing.
Ivy Abrams was named vice president, marketing at Israel Experience in New York. She was national marketing director of the company.
Sheila Sherwood Rose was elevated to vice president, senior media counselor in the corporate technology group at Cone & Wolfe, New York. She was a senior vice president at David X. Manners, Stamford, Conn., where she served as public relations represenative to consulting firms and marketing services companies.
Hachette Filipacchi Magazines, New York, has named Lucille Sitra as regional sales director, corporate sales. She had been Eastern corporate sales advertising manager for Family Life magazine, also in New York.
Capital Publishing, New York, publisher of Worth, Civilization and The American Benefactor, has tapped Joe Armstrong as senior vice president. Armstrong leaves Meigher Communications, where he was publishing director, senior partner.
Jason Lundy was elevated to strategic planning director at Esquire in New York. He was market research director at the magazine.
Allure, New York, has named Stacey Bettman director of advertising. She had been group advertising director for The Hearst Group’s marketing and sales division.
David Beckman was named vice president, New York sales, at Turner Interactive Sales. He was vice president, sales manager at Time Warner’s Goodwill Games. Turner Interactive has also elevated Nicole Vogel to vice president, business development.
Teen People in New York named Tony Sarcone to the newly created post of associate sales development director.
Sarcone comes from Glamour, New York, where he had been associate marketing director for nearly one year. Christina Albee was also elevated to associate promotion director at the magazine. Formerly promotions manager at the magazine, Albee is responsible for all advertiser merchandising programs.
Jill Ditton has joined Al Paul Lefton in Philadelphia as vice president, director of media services. She had been a media director at Adair Greene Advertising in Atlanta.
Greg Olenski, Scott Sinkler and Geff Rapp–formerly senior managers in Fleet Bank’s credit card division–have left to form Group G Direct, a corporate direct marketing firm based in Warminster.
All three will hold the title of senior managing partner.
Catalogs By Design, King of Prussia, named Carliss Million vice president, creative director.
PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, has named Denise Thorne Johnson senior vice president, corporate marketing. She will be responsible for corporate advertising, public relations, events and the PNC Bank Foundation and will have shared responsibility for market research.
Earle Palmer Brown in Greenwich has promoted John Eccleston to partner and assistant general manager and Deborah Burns and Jim Hanrahan to vice presidents. Eccleston, who serves as senior manager on the IBM account, was previously senior vice president and creative director. Burns, who directs consumer and business-to-business marketing communications for clients Beepwear and Revlon, was previously account supervisor. Hanrahan serves as senior technical writer, focusing on the IBM business.
North Castle Partners in Stamford has advanced Stephen Mark and Steve Garbett to associate creative directors. Mark previously served as senior copywriter; Garbett most recently was senior art director. Both worked on the Slim Jim, Star Market and Greenwich Time accounts.
James Payne has joined Keiler & Co. in Farmington as associate creative director of new media. He previously served as director of new media at Tucker-Knapp Co.
Cronin & Co. in Glastonbury has named Kathleen Ferrigno Scheinblum public relations senior account executive on the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, ConnectiCare and Connecticut Lottery accounts.
Steven Scollard was named director of sales at Catamount Broadcast Group, Norwalk. He had been general sales manager of KMVT in Twin Falls, Idaho.
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