Poppe Tyson, New York, elected Tom Wharton president and awarded vice presidencies to the following executives: Andreas Panayi, senior partner, director of international operations; Matt Freeman, partner, associate director of creative services; Peter Johnson, partner, director of business development; Russell Kern, partner, director of strategic planning; Craig Marr, partner, national sales manager of new business; Sean McKenzie, partner, director of account services; Sherry Szydlik, partner, general manager of the New York office; and John Young, partner, director of creative services.
David Ernst joined TN Media, New York, as senior vice president and worldwide media research director. Previously, Ernst was senior vice president, group supervisor and associate director of media research services at Young & Rubicam in New York.
Buffalo-based Crowley Webb & Associates appointed Julie Bellanca an account planner.
Jennifer McCormick joined The Peterson Group, a unit of Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon & Eckhardt in New York, as director of marketing and brand development.
At Hachette Filipacchi Magazines in New York, Jonathan Stone, national advertising director of Boating, became associate publisher of the title. Josh Patner was named fashion editor of Premiere.
Dawn Lisak, who was with The Family Channel, moved to Health magazine in New York as an account manager.
The New York Health & Racquet Club, New York, selected Jerry Jodice advertising director of its in-house marketing department.
John O'Hara was appointed director of public relations at Sage Marketing Communications, Syracuse.
R.C. Auletta and Co., New York, added Jackie Johnson as vice president and Eric Brown as director.
Karen Kawahara, former account supervisor at Merkley Newman Harty, was named campaign supervisor at The Advertising Council, New York.
Renegade Marketing Group, New York, promoted strategic planner Lydia Snape to partner and senior account executive Jonathan Glicksberg to account supervisor. The company also hired Jeffrey Powers as senior account executive, Christopher Park as project manager, and Bolivia Genovese and Matthew Gidney as account coordinators.
Harrison Wilson & Associates, Parsip-pany, advanced Lyn Falconio to senior vice president and account group supervisor, Sherry Bump to vice president and account group supervisor, Paul Martino to art group supervisor and Coleen Glennon to account executive. The company also designated Kevin McGlynn Promeda project director and Suzanne Condon senior account executive.
Ezra Helfand, formerly a vice president at Keyes Martin, arrived at The Lunar Group in Whippany as vice president and director of account services.
Rodale Press in Emmaus named Debra Protchko circulation director of New Woman magazine. Previously, Protchko served as consumer marketing director of the publisher's Backpacker and Heart & Soul titles.