Foote, Cone & Belding, New York, named controller Carl Sherman and group media director Pam Wong senior vice presidents.
Thomas Early advanced to principal and manager of Morgan, Anderson & Co.’s New York office. Early, who was a senior consultant in the firm’s agency compensation assessment practice, previously held senior financial posts at both Lintas and J. Walter Thompson.
N.W. Ayer & Partners, New York, signed David Henke as executive vice president and creative director on the General Motors account. Before joining Ayer, Henke was executive vice president and executive director of creative services at Temerlin McClain, Irving, Texas.
Lauri Feldman, Charlene Horvath, Lynn Keefer, Jerry Siano and Mindy Tegay, all vice presidents and management supervisors at Jordan, McGrath, Case & Taylor, advanced to senior vice presidencies at the New York agency.
Harrison & Star, New York, named Charles Doomany senior vice president and chief financial officer. Doomany was most recently internal audit director at the healthcare communications agency’s parent company, Omnicom Group.
Marissa Thompson, a vice president and management supervisor at Jerry & Ketchum for the past year, moved up to senior vice president and group director at the New York agency.
The Syracuse Ad Club elected the following officers for 1997-98: president, Chris Finkle, senior marketing communications coordinator, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.; first vice president, Tom Merrick, creative director, Mark Russell & Associates; treasurer, Hal Silverman, owner, Hal Silverman Studio; and secretary, Nancy DeMartino Elander, media buyer, Mark Russell & Associates. Five new members were installed on the club’s board of directors: Christine Beaulieu, owner, Mosseau Beaulieu Graphic Design; Bruce Reeves, senior account executive, WSYT-TV, WNYS-TV; Rosalyn Starowicz, conference facilitator, Syra-cuse University; Tom Tarry, account manager, WSEN-FM, WFBL-AM; and Tom Wallace, president, Liverpool Litho.
Donia Vance, most recently event marketing director, progressed to corporate marketing and promotion director at Wenner Media, New York.
Condƒ Nast Publications promoted Catherine Viscardi Johnston, formerly senior vice president of group sales and marketing, to executive vice president. The New York-based publisher also named Lora Gier, Janet Suber and Laurie Kahn Midwestern, Southwestern and Northwestern advertising managers, respectively, Betsy Morgan sales development director and Jim Richardson senior marketing manager. Sales staff appointments at Mademoiselle include consumer products manager Lauren Effron, beauty and footwear manager Leslie Farrand and fashion ad manager Suzanne Ruffa.
Steven Kaufman, former vice president and associate director of direct response and interactive media at Ammirati Puris Lintas Direct, joined Lowe Direct in New York as vice president and director of media and database operations.
Creative Partners, Purchase, selected Roberta Cohen director of marketing. Previously, Cohen was an advertising manager at MRA Publications in Greenwich, Conn.
Richard Zehner and Pamela Politano were designated director of affiliate systems and director of sales administration, respectively, at A&E Television Networks in New York.
Publicis/Bloom, New York, hired Jim Basirico as senior art director, the same title he recently held at Deutsch.
Diane Carapella and Marcos Donnelly, two former employees of Hutchins/Y&R, were named account manager and copywriter, respectively, at Idea Connections in Rochester.
Brodeur Porter Novelli, Purchase, added Tom Olson as account director, Michele Melillo-Daly as account supervisor and Stephen Davis as account executive.
Blau Marketing Technologies, Wilton, installed Andrea Mayer Franklin as senior vice president and account director on its IBM business. Most recently, Franklin was vice president of marketing at Southern New England Telephone.
Anne Young and Ann Glaser assumed account supervisor and account executive roles, respectively, at Austin Lawrence Group in Stamford.
RBT/Strum in Cherry Hill promoted Denise Mortel to account executive and hired Jim Walls as copywriter and Amy Kratchman and Lisa Chapman Napoleon as public relations account executives.
Rodale Press, Emmaus, appointed Kent Ebersole Western advertising sales manager and Doug Dauray Eastern ad representative for Backpaker magazine. Patrick McCormick became marketing director of Bicycling.
Lee St. James, most recently vice president and group creative director at Austin Kelley Advertising in Atlanta, was named executive creative director at Ketchum Advertising in Pittsburgh.
On the Move