Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG, New York, hired Lance Paull and Adam Hunt as senior art directors. Paull comes from Arnold Communications in Boston, where he worked on the Volkswagen Beetle relaunch; Hunt worked on Delta Air Lines and Tide for Saatchi & Saatchi, New York. MVBMS also hired Marc Lodovico, formerly vice president of Arnie Sawyer Studios in New York, as an account executive on the Miramax business.
Barbara Laughton was named director of corporate communications and promotions at Jay Advertising in Rochester. She was manager of the Los Angeles office. Vicki Lewis was also appointed director of new business development at Jay. Lewis had been account director on the Eastman Kodak Co. business at Saatchi & Saatchi.
Jennifer Balon has joined Eric Mower and Associates, Rochester, as traffic manager. Balon comes from Automotive Executive, where she was production coordinator. EMA
has also added Angela Blackwell as senior account executive, public relations and Doug Brayer as an account executive on the Applebee’s, Arby’s, Bruegger’s and Nazareth College accounts.
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, New York, has hired two staffers for its health and medical practice: Virginia Hall was named associate on the Wyeth-Ayerst team and Yen Cheong was hired as a junior associate, also on the Wyeth-Ayerst business.
Laura Chait has been promoted to director of marketing and promotions of Channel One Network in New York. She was manager of marketing and promotions.
Essence magazine, New York, has named Candice Jacko Eastern advertising sales manager. She was senior account executive for the beauty, fashion and toiletries category at the magazine.
Estƒe Pouleris has been promoted to production manager at Platinum Design in New York. She was studio manager.
The Star Group, Cherry Hill, has tapped Lynn Hoban as a vice president, management supervisor. Hoban comes from Earle Palmer Brown in Philadelphia, where she managed accounts for clients such as The Philadelphia Inquirer, Roy Rogers restaurants, and Domino’s Pizza.
Linett & Harrison in Millburn hired Joanna Mendizabal as account executive. Previously, she was at Mars Advertising in Southfield, Mich., and J. Walter Thompson in New York. George Chamak was also hired as production graphic artist. In his most recent position, Chamak produced materials for a non-profit educational organization.
Dorland Sweeney Jones Health Communications in Philadelphia elevated eight staff members: Mark Nolan was promoted to senior vice president, creative director; Ira Baeringer was appointed account supervisor; Anita Belsole was named vice president, account supervisor; Angela Colona and Sue Heiler were tapped as senior account executives; John Lambdin was elevated to account supervisor; Leigh Murray was named account executive; and Sharon Jasper was tapped as finance director.
Tierney & Partners in Philadelphia reported a number of staff changes. Sarah Caputo was hired as an assistant account director on the Peco Energy business. She came from Earle Palmer Brown. Matthew Heck was hired as media coordinator on the Rittenhouse and Bell Atlantic accounts. Laura Radosh will join Tierney & Partners as strategic planner. She comes from Philadelphia Magazine. Susan Thomas was hired as associate traffic manager. Kelli Tuggle joined the agency as assistant account executive. Christina Donato was promoted to account executive from assistant account executive. Jareth Grealish was promoted to associate production manager from traffic supervisor. Jeanne Ledes was elevated from traffic manager to traffic supervisor.
Frank Grasso was named director of advertising operations at Publicitas Advertising Services in Stamford. Grasso had been traffic manager.
Jennifer Sabo joined Stanton-Crenshaw Communications in Stamford as an account executive. She had been a television reporter with Regional News Network in Stamford.
Alastair Bruce was hired by Greenfield Online in Westport as vice president, client development. He comes from NFO Worldwide, where he was U.S. marketing director of international market research. Also, Gail Janensch will join Greenfield as marketing communications and community relations manager. She came from Evergreen Asset Management. Jason Levy joined as manager of client services. Prior to coming to Greenfield, Levy was senior project director at BAIGlobal in Tarrytown, N.Y
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