Dickinson Direct in Braintree has named James Gordon production planner and Cara Feldman account coordinator. Gordon was most recently with Phoenix Color Corp. in Taunton, and Feldman was a temporary assistant in Dickinson's client service department.
The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston has hired Rita Lulla as marketing associate. She had been contemporary marketing team supervisor for Anheuser-Busch.
Barrie Jackson has joined Arnold Communications in Boston as marketing manager for new business. Jackson was account executive with Doerr Associates in Winchester. Arnold also has promoted Robyn Winters to assistant marketing manager.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has named Kelly Mason assistant broadcast buyer, from EF Education, Cambridge; Chad Caufield management supervisor, from Mullen, Wenham; Deborah Oxnam operations manager/exhibition services, from Cambridge Technology Partners, Cambridge; Michael Schultz account director/interactive, from Anderson Consulting, Boston; Adam Pierno Mac production artist, from Greenberg Seronick O'Leary & Partners, Boston; John Domas junior art director, from Robaire & Hogshead, Venice, Calif.; Kate Saunders assistant account manager/interactive, from Think New Ideas, Boston; Ryan Hanson media planner, from Foote Cone & Belding, New York; Tracy Streckenbach account director/interactive, from Ernst & Young, Boston; and Mary Jarvis sales executive/exhibition services, from The Answer Phone Call Center in Boston; and recent college graduate Alexa Boland assistant media planner.
Cone Communications in Boston has promoted Scott Martin to senior account executive from account executive and Tim Aberle to account executive from account specialist.
Lois Paul & Partners in Burlington has announced the following promotions: Donald Jennings and Melissa Zipin, account managers; Mike Antonellis, Aaron Dun and Erika Schonberg, senior account representatives; and Mary Keith and Rosalind Morville, associate account representatives. The agency also has announced the following hires: Michael Kane senior account manager; Mary Frances Bishop account representative; Andrea Faraco, Melanie Miller, Tracey Robbins, Michael Sponseller and Andrea Trivers associate account representatives; and Mary Ellen Shay account coordinator.
Carat Freeman in Newton has promoted Jane Deery to vice president, media director. She manages the Symantec, Sybase and Dow Jones Interactive accounts. The company also has named Kimberly Buciley new media coordinator, from Augment Systems; Joshua Fialky media coordinator, from Fidelity Investments; intern Brendan Gilligan media coordinator; Robyn Ciera Leifer new media coordinator, from public relations associate for Halpern Associates; and Ellen Richard senior media planner from program specialist at Bay Networks.
Boston-based CC and D Communications has named Ken Scotti production manager and Michelle Vitagliano account specialist. Scotti was production manager at Irma S. Mann, Strategic Marketing in Boston. Vitagliano is a recent college graduate.
Eastpak in Lowell has hired Henry Friedman as senior vice president of sales for its travel gear lines. Friedman rejoins the company from Tumi luggage, where he was vice president of sales.
Margaret Holda has been promoted to vice president of advocacy and marketing at South Shore Hospital in South Weymouth. She was previously director of communications.
Lyn Chamberlin has been appointed director of business development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology Review in Cambridge. Chamberlin had been director of communications at Radcliffe College in Cambridge.
Dave Canavan has been tapped as business unit director for the database and fulfillment division of W.A. Wilde Co. in Holliston. Canavan was most recently direct marketing consultant for Harvard Business School.
Empirical Software in Wellesley has named Gerald Kokos president and chief executive officer. Kokos most recently was executive vice president at First Data Corp.
CPR Direct in Woburn has promoted Evan Stone to executive vice president, creative director from copywriter and Eileen Carew and Mark Bell to senior vice presidents from vice presidents and account directors.
Portsmouth-based Watson Communications Group has tapped Mark Vogt as vice president and creative director and Chris Shanelaris as marketing coordinator. Vogt was president of MWVogt Advertising & Marketing Communications in Sarasota, Fla.; Shanelaris was with Hamor Marketing Group in Concord. The agency also has promoted Chrysa Meyers to director of public relations from account manager.
RDW Group in Providence has named Josh Fenton partner. Fenton is senior vice president of marketing and heads the agency's new business program.