Scott Davenport was promoted to senior account executive at Bender, Browning, Dolby & Sanderson Advertising, Chicago.
Jennifer Rosenberg was promoted to account supervisor at DDB Needham Chicago.
J. Walter Thompson in Chicago promoted Craig Schwartz to creative director and Aric Liljergen to partner, senior art director. New at the agency are account media director Kristin Sawdey and media supervisor Sara Brandt.
Ellen Ryan Mardiks was named worldwide director, brand strategies, at Golin/Harris International in Chicago. She will continue to lead the Chicago office until a replacement is named.
New officers at Young & Rubicam/Wunderman Cato Johnson Detroit are Bob Rashid, senior vice president, director of broadcast; Skip Drayton, senior vice president, Visteon Automotive Systems group account director; Aslam Chaudry, vice president, director of database and analytic services; and Paul Schweizer, vice president, interactive strategist. The agency promoted Eleanor Safie to vice president, management supervisor, and Dave Brazier to vice president, director of client financial services.
Heather Pogue-Hall joined D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles Public Relations, Troy, as an account executive. Leslie Arbaugh was promoted to account executive from assistant account executive.
Angela Creger was promoted to senior communications specialist at PentaMark in Southfield.
Miller Meester Advertising in Minneapolis promoted Doris Bertram to senior vice president; Julia Schmitt to print production supervisor; Mary Fitzpatrick to print traffic manager; Jennifer Goodwin to advertising account executive; Michelle Croteau and Lee Ann Villella both to public relations account executive; and Laurie Thompson to public relations project manager.
Chad Giddings joined MMG Worldwide in Kansas City as vice president of account planning.
New at Kupper Parker Communications in St. Louis are account executive Doug Moore and account coordinator Jesse Lenhoff.
Don Childs joined Lipson Alport Glass
& Associates in Cincinnati as creative director. Nicholas Gressle was promoted to director of information technology.
New at the Arras Group in Cleveland are director of public relations Mary Jo Thomas, account executive Renƒe Conklin, copywriter Jim Karr, associate account executive Jennifer Buchwalter, traffic/production assistant Rob Mucklo and junior copywriter Todd Kloots.
Jeffrey Russell joined Marketec Communications in Barberton as creative director. Jennifer McConnell joined the agency as a member of the account services team.