Masland Carpets in Mobile, Ala, named Susan Steber Kangal marketing manager. Kangal, previously regional sales representative with K&W Inc. of Jackson, Miss., will supervise advertising, merchandising and public relations for Masland.
Stacy St. John advanced to vice president at Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown in Orlando. She will oversee the management of The Breakers, Universal Studios in Florida and California, Marriott Bay Point Resort Village and others accounts. Prior to YP&B, St. John held posts with Greenstone Roberts Advertising in Coconut Creek and E. Miller Advertising in Fort Lauderdale.
St. John & Partners in Jacksonville appointed Sandy Karas senior broadcast buyer. Karas had been employed as media planner and buyer for crosstown shop The William Cook Agency.
Judy Harmon joined Duffey Communications in Atlanta as group director. Harmon came to Duffey after serving as director of marketing and provider relations one of Georgia’s largest hospices. Prior posts include owner of Judy Harmon & Associates and vice president and group manager of Ketchum Public Relations, where she supervised accounts such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
Fox 5/WAGA-TV in Atlanta appointed Kathy Daniels marketing coordinator and Theressa Virgil executive producer.
Paul Higgitt became director of business development for Cox Interactive Media, Atlanta. He will be responsible for strategic planning and alliances for Cox, including joint ventures, partnerships and investment opportunities.
Cole Henderson Drake in Atlanta promoted Jeremy Davids from promotions coordinator to account executive. Davids works on the agency’s Walt Disney World Resorts and Best Western International accounts.
Pringle Dixon Pringle in Atlanta added three staffers: assistant account executive Roberta Cornelius, formerly with Coca-Cola’s global marketing division; design director J.P. Sartori, previously senior graphic designer with MCI; and public relations account executive Keri Hanenkrat, who moved from Edelman Public Relations Worldwide in Atlanta.
Golin/Harris Communications in Atlanta elevated Sam Kim to senior account executive and hired Lisa Maggart in the same position. Kim has worked with clients such as Starbucks Coffee Co. and Goody’s Family Clothing at Golin/Harris. Prior to joining G/H, Maggart was a consultant with AFC Enterprises in Atlanta.
Lippi & Co. in Charlotte selected Tom Morgan as art director. Morgan’s background includes seven years experience in graphic arts working for such agencies as Corporate Creative, also in Charlotte, and Jacoby, O’Connor & Matthews in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He is a member of the Charlotte Society of Communication Arts and volunteers his creative skills to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Steven Wagner was promoted to marketing coordinator at Moore & Cotter in Harrisburg. An intern with the company since last fall, Wagner will will perform marketing project work for John Deere, Ingersoll-Rand and Serengeti EyeWear.
Leslie Advertising in Greenville promoted Steve Green to senior vice president and director of media services, Catherine D’Azevedo to media director and Michelle Evans to media supervisor. Green and D’Azevedo will focus on client and industry relations, new business and management of strategic media issues at the agency. Evans adds departmental leadership duties and continues planning media for accounts such as the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism.
The Buntin Group in Nashville promoted three staffers to senior account executives: Jeffrey Buntin Jr.., who joined the agency last summer from Bozell Worldwide in Chicago, where he was an account executive for clients including Midway Airlines and St. Pauli Girl beer; John Carney, who moved to the agency in 1995 from the University of Memphis, where he was media director; and Beth Sturgeon, who has served the agency’s retail, healthcare and financial accounts since 1995.
Ginny Fink was chosen as account representative by Riddick Corporate Marketing in Richmond. Fink moved to Riddick from Avail Marketing Concepts, a subsidiary of Opus Even Marketing, where she was corporate sales representative.
KSK Communications in Vienna designated Tracy Carlson as senior account supervisor. Her prior experience includes a post as director of marketing at The Wilderness Society in Washington, D.C., and a position as senior product manager for CPC International, based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., where she worked on the Hellmann’s/Best Foods Real Mayonnaise brand.
The Media Institute named four new trustees: James Quello, former FCC commissioner; Richard Wiley, senior partner at Wiley, Rein & Felding in Washington; Carol Melton, senior vice president of government affairs for Viacom; and Robert O’Neil, founding director of The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression in Charlottesville, Va.
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