Mike Bosman joined FCB Worldwide in New York last week as its first president and chief operating officer of FCB North America. Bosman was previously chairman and CEO of FCB South Africa and Africa. His main responsibility will be to more tightly coordinate operations in the agency's largest offices: Chicago, Detroit, New York, San Francisco, Southern California and Canada. Bosman joined the network in 1997 when FCB bought his Cape Town, South Africa, agency, Bosman Johnson. Bosman, a CPA, attorney, investment banker and licensed pilot, is credited with steering the agency's expansion into 18 African countries.
Doremus in New York has appointed Jay Monaco senior vice president, director of print services. He most recently worked at Lowe Lintas & Partners as senior vice president, group director, print production and traffic services.
Guillaume Titus-Carmel has been named production director at dweck! in New York, supervising production duties for accounts that include Foodline.com and Site59.com. He previously was assistant print traffic manager at McCann-Erickson, working in a similar capacity for accounts such as L'Oreal, Microsoft and Motorola.
Advertising Women of New York has announced its new board of directors roster for 2000-2001. Ellen Flahive, publisher of American Park Network, has been appointed president. Jill Manee, publisher, The Ad Age Group, has been named first vice president.
Linda Dukette, vice president/management supervisor at UniWorld Group, has been appointed second vice president. Liz Schroeder, promotion director at DM News, has become treasurer. Cyndi April, senior vice president/group media director at BBDO, has been named assistant treasurer. Celia Currin, director of marketing communications at The Wall Street Journal, has assumed the role of recording secretary. Lyle Landon, vice president of sponsorships and strategic sales development at Boxerjam.com, has been named corresponding secretary. Those appointed directors are Carol Evans, publisher and chief operating officer of Chief Executive magazine, Kathleen Ruane, senior partner and director of communications, Bozell Group, Jane Talcott, executive vice president/group creative director at Young & Rubicam, and Margie Goldsmith, president of MG Productions.
Court TV in New York has promoted three executives. Julie Barrack has risen to vice president, West Coast sales; she was formerly director, West Coast sales. Michael Labriola has been elevated to vice president, East Coast sales; he was previously director, East Coast sales. Heather Curatolo has been promoted to manager, direct response/paid programming; her former position was account executive, direct response/paid programming.
A&E Network in New York has promoted Michael Mohamad to senior vice president, marketing. He formerly served as vice president, consumer and on-air marketing.
MRA in Syracuse has promoted Kimberly Graf to senior account executive. Most recently, she was an account executive, working on healthcare and entertainment-industry accounts.
ElectricArtists has hired Troy Rutman as vice president of business development and client relations. Prior to joining the New York company, he served at Golin Harris International, where he was responsible for building that firm's e-commerce practice.
Gelia Wells & Mohr in Clarence has hired one new staffer and promoted four. Mary Kay Bauer has been appointed media account manager; previously, she served as an account executive at Watermark Ltd. and managed her own agency in Fort Wayne, Ind. Anthony Andres has been promoted to media buyer/planner; he previously served as media coordinator. Kellee Rose has been elevated to online media specialist; she was most recently an account executive. Kim Switzer has risen to media coordinator; she was previously an administrative assistant. And Sandra Armatys-Mieth has been promoted to media account manager; she formerly worked as assistant media buyer/planner at the agency.
Nikon has promoted Jerry Grossman to vice president of Internet development and marketing. He previously served as general manager of communications at the Melville company.
GetMusic in New York has hired two new executives. Peter Rauh has arrived as senior vice president of marketing, based in Los Angeles, where GetMusic has established its new West Coast office; he was most recently vice president of marketing at Warner Bros. Records. Burt Shulman has been named vice president of branding and advertising; he was previously vice president of marketing communications at Reuters America.
G+J USA Publishing in New York has promoted Diane Burstein to the new position of director, corporate creative services. She was previously senior marketing manager, corporate sales and marketing. In addition, Tracy Windrum has been named vice president, manufacturing. He most recently served as vice president, group production director for all People titles at Time Inc.
Strategic Sports Group in New York has named Evan Bashoff an account executive. He previously served as an assistant buyer at May Department Stores/Lord & Taylor.
Gianettino & Meredith in Short Hills has appointed Greg Bernard an account executive on the ShopRite account. He was most recently a program control manager at Grand Union. The agency has also promoted Patricia Tesman to senior vice president. She previously was vice president/director of public relations and an account supervisor.
Ribotsky Worldwide has hired three new staffers. Sharon Otto has been named vice president and account supervisor; before joining the Somerset shop, she was an account supervisor at Integrated Communications in Parsippany. Scott Dustman was appointed senior art director; he formerly served as an art director for Front Row Entertainment. And Kathleen Catanzaro has arrived as manager of information technology.
R&J Integrated Marketing Communications in Parsippany has hired two new employees. Nanci Tolk has been named an advertising senior account manager; she had previously held various marketing and sales senior management positions with several companies in the tristate region, including CYRO Industries and Value Marketing Systems. Dennis Zatonski has been appointed an art director; he formerly worked at Douglas Samuel Advertising.
Ritta & Associates has hired two new staffers. Katherine Schirmer has arrived at the Englewood-based shop as associate creative director, a new position; she formerly worked at the Lunar Group, where she directed design for print ad-vertising, collateral, TV and the Web. Jill Rappaport has been named a designer; she was most recently associate design manager of Lipton.
Digital Idea in Westport has hired two new executives. Lisa Jaccoma was named managing director, brand and marketing consulting, based in Connecticut; she was most recently group account director at Luminant Worldwide. Lisa Langley was appointed director, business development, heading up the company's Silicon Valley office; she previously was based in California and served as manager, technology alliances with EC Cubed in Westborough, Mass.
QVC has promoted Doug Rose to vice president, merchandising brand development. He was formerly marketing director with QVC, West Chester.
Mitchell & Resnikoff has promoted Meredith Trimble to assistant account executive. She was previously account coordinator at the Elkins Park shop.
Stoner Bunting Advertising in Lan-caster has promoted four staffers. Eric Denlinger has risen to associate art director. Abby Aukamp has become account supervisor. Mary Lorson and Kevin Clarkin have been promoted to account group director posts