Luke Giroux was promoted to account supervisor at Maier Advertising, Farmington, where he oversees Corporate Information Technologies, Kendro Laboratory Products, Otis Elevator and other accounts.
DiBacco & Co., Avon, hired art director Rich Denver and designer Michelle D'Auteuil.
Julia Wade was named vice president of client services at Berni Design, Greenwich.
Catalyst Marketing, Stamford, promoted Melissa Grande to vice president of the agency in addition to her role as public relations director.
Lang/Durham & Co. of West Hartford hired Amy Basler as an account coordinator. She had been an executive assistant at Next Generation, a recruitment ad firm in Waltham, Mass. Doug Woodward joined the shop as an assistant art director responsible for working on Lang/Durham's industrial and sports nutrition clients. He worked as a graphic designer for Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance, Enfield, and is a past scholarship winner for excellence in graphic design from the Connecticut Art Directors Club.
The Melton Agency, Walpole, added Jesse Strawbridge as an account executive.
Direct Results Group, Boston, hired Karen Lee as interactive production director and David Lewis as a junior copywriter.
Cone, Boston, hired senior account executives Julie Jackson and Jennifer DeBarge and assistant account executives Michelle Johnson and Lauren Thomas.
Inside Out Communications, Holliston, hired Maria Stearns as director of client services. Robert Lodi joined as a junior art director.
Arnold Communications, Boston, promoted Betsy Wheeler to director of financial integration. Lauren Burke came aboard as print traffic manager. Jason Fraggos joined as audio-visual assistant.
CGN Marketing & Creative Services, Boston, named Michael Ernst director of administration and Ashley Pehrson executive assistant. Susan Benkechida joined as a senior account executive.
Benes Brand Imaging Group, Lexington, hired David Miranda as a senior art director.
Cleveland Communications, Boston, named Gail Johns director of operations.
Agnew Carter/MS&L in Boston promoted Stacey Roberts to media relations manager, Jennifer Brown to senior account executive, Eliza Carter to account executive and Monica Hinojos to account associate.
Dickinson Direct, Braintree, promoted Jim Charis to handwork manager, Paul MacLellan to sortation supervisor and Janice Kiley to postage administrator.
Reggie Roach was named account executive and Ashley Kreb was appointed sales promotion coordinator at WCVB-TV, Needham, an ABC affiliate.
Woonteiler Ink, Waltham, added Gayle Nixon as an account executive and Lisa Deneault as an account assistant. Dana Edison was promoted to senior account executive.
Gearon Hoffman, Boston, named Jennifer Molea media planner/buyer. She will work on WebCT, Sovereign Bank and other accounts.
Kara Bennett was named senior account manager at Regan Communications, Boston.
Donna Chapman was named associate publisher of Museums Boston and Alison Petrucci was hired as advertising manager.
Dennis O'Connor joined Peter Arnold Associates, Wellesley, as a senior associate.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Boston, announced the following new hires: Rebecca Booma and Amy Wilson, both vice presidents and management supervisors; Michael Baron, senior art director; Chris DeCarlo, senior copywriter; Sarah Bastille, senior Internet designer; Anthony Rizzuto, art director; Jeff Greenler, account supervisor; Michelle Dewan and Lisa Budnick, senior account executives; Andrew Porter, assistant account executive; Mike Sanders and Jennifer Lucey, account coordinators; Todd Fitz, designer; Kristie Kondel, treasury analyst; Matthew Gulino, accounts receivable analyst; Charles Lyons, print billing supervisor; Dina Iachini, exhibition services marketing manager; Melissa Scanapicco, exhibition services operations manager; Bethany Wind, exhibition services marketing coordinator; Tracey Chicoine, human resources coordinator; Diane Lewis, executive assistant; Brewster Hager, assistant office manager; Rebecca Nanberg, assistant media planner; Jessica Reale, Amy Gibbons, Douglas Henriksen and Bridget McDonald, administrative assistants; Regina Morello and Renee Casella, receptionists.
BBL Advertising, Acton, promoted Kevin Carroll to director of business development and Deneen Millner to sales coordinator. Lauren Chadwick was advanced to copywriter. Jennifer Nathan was promoted to public relations administrative assistant. Scott Hamilton joined as a designer. Carolyn Salvatore was hired as production director. Heidi Jacobs was hired as an account executive.
Ted Assur joined Corey McPherson Nash, Watertown, as an interactive developer. Lisa Chalmers came aboard as an interactive producer. Jennifer McCall was hired as an interactive designer.
Irma S. Mann, Strategic Marketing, Boston, hired senior art director Bryan Murphy; senior production manager Billy Mead; copywriter Barbara McFayden; account executive Kimberly Gray; assistant account executive Kristine Brooks; and media assistant Sara Panebianco. Also, Bethany Gake was promoted to accounting manager.
David Pothier joined Barrett Communications, Cambridge, as a Web developer.
Michele Pendergast joined the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, as a public affairs associate.
A NEW HAMPSHIRE
Alyson Bruu launched the December Marketing Group, Sandown. She had been executive vice president of Graphito in Portsmouth.
Erica Danford and Rebecca Gubkin joined Jager Di Paola Kemp, Burlington, as account director and assistant