Bozell Sawyer Miller Group, New York, named Howard Chao Hao Sheng chairman of Bozell Sawyer Miller Group/China and Alfred Che Wei a director in its Asia/Pacific practice.
Joe Hamm, formerly with the Los Angeles Times national advertising sales unit in New York, joined the new business sales development staff of Newspapers First in New York.
At Entertainment Weekly in New York, Sandy Drayton was appointed director of promotion and public affairs. Drayton joined the magazine as public relations director in 1994 after four years in the same role at Life.
Beth Gordon, president of The Media Edge, a part of Young & Rubicam, was elected 1997-98 chairman of BPA International, New York.
The NCI Network, New York, promoted Steve Hamburg to chief creative officer and Carole Post to chief scientific officer. Previously, Hamburg was executive vice president and creative director, consumer, and Post served as executive vice president and creative director, Rx, for NCI Advertising.
Kim Rosenzweig, formerly with N.W. Ayer & Partners’ new media division, joined Time Warner CityCable in New York as an account executive.
Forbes Inc., New York, advanced Christopher Clark to vice president and director of conference sales. Jessica Sibley, former ad sales manager in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, assumed Clark’s financial advertising sales duties.
Chuck Killorin progressed to senior art director of new media at Barking Gnu Media, Hauppauge.
Fox 5-WNYW, New York, installed Debbie von Ahrens as manager of local sales and director of sales marketing for Fox Television Stations and Linda Puccio as account executive.
Tova Bonem joined Vanity Fair, New York, as retail/fashion director from Seventeen, where she held a similar post.
Silverman Media & Marketing Group, New York, added Arthur Solomon as senior account executive.
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