GCI Group, a subsidiary of Grey Advertising in New York, named Carla Stanmyre executive vice president, North America marketing practice. Previously, Stanmyre was head of Hill & Knowlton's New York consumer marketing business.
William Common, formerly with Marketing Corp. of America in Westport, Conn., joined 141 USA, a marketing and sales promotion unit of Bates Worldwide in New York, as senior vice president of business development.
D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles recently created two new executive positions at its New York office. James Meyer, senior vice president and executive group account director, was appointed director of business development, and Gail Hollander, senior vice president and group account director, became director of client services.
Michael Federle was named associate publisher of Fortune in New York, following two years as Eastern advertising director of the magazine. Federle, a 12-year veteran of Time Inc., joined the company as a sales development manager for People in 1985.
Moore Stickney Associates in Am-herst assigned Doug Carpenter, formerly with Wolf Winterkorn Lillis in Rochester, to its creative services team. The agency also welcomed Stephen Perry to its staff as production manager.
Don Parker, the consultant who played a pivotal role in the Ammirati & Puris and Lintas Worldwide merger in February 1996, was named executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Ammirati Puris Lintas, New York. Bob Manni, former account group director at Margeotes/Fertitta + Part-ners, was designated senior vice president and group director at APL.
Lieber, Levett, Koenig, Farese, Babcock in New York added Steven Stetzer as vice president and group account director. Most recently, Stetzer was vice president and account director at Merkley Newman Harty.
Kimberly Asher, who was travel advertising manager of Saveur and Garden Design magazines, assumed a similar post for M. Shanken Communications' Cigar Aficionado and Wine Spectator in New York.
Bill Communications, New York, advanced Sales & Marketing Manage-ment associate publisher Tom Larranaga to publisher of the magazine.
Ellen Strahs Fader was chosen vice president of corporate communications, graphics and creative services at Katz Media Group, New York. Fader was formerly vice president of investor relations at the company.
Harrison Leifer Miller & Speyer, Rockville Centre, named Marialisa Arnold assistant director of public relations. Before joining the agency, Arnold was assistant manager of public relations at Hanes Hosiery in New York.
Johanna Samuel became vice president of international sales and co-productions at Fox Lorber Associates, a division of WinStar New Media in New York.
Snow Country, published by The New York Times Co. Magazine Group in New York, hired Gail Brunstad as marketing director and Melissa Townsend Orme as account executive.
Donna Ricciardi moved up to associate account executive at Sage Marketing Communications, Syracuse.
Gerstman+Meyers, New York, promoted Lynne Stewart to senior vice president of account management, Jeff Zack to vice president and design director, Mitch Gottlieb to design director and Donnalynn Civello to account manager.
Barry Herstein was elevated to group vice president of U.S. marketing at Avon in New York.
Source Marketing in Westport appointed Richard Goodis account director, Vickie Culligan director of its Source Radio promotion division and Peter Cusick account director, Source Radio.
James G. Brown Jr. progressed to vice president of affiliate sales and marketing, Eastern division, at ESPN in Bristol.
Jon Lese, formerly with The New York Times Co. Magazine Group in Trumbull, was designated manager of projects and new business development at J. Brown/LMC Group in Stamford.
Pappas MacDonnell in Southport hired Kevin Robertson and Tracy Hubbard as senior designers.
Robbin Chaber, Dan Sullivan, Hillary Brodsky and John Bell assumed vice presidencies at Ryan Partnership, Westport.
Greenfield Online, a division of Greenfield Consulting Group in Westport, named Juli Schmidt project director.
Reese, Tomases & Ellick in Wilmington enlisted Susan Hoffman as senior account executive. Hoffman joins RT&E after more than 10 years at Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, Pa., most recently as manager of marketing services.
CommonHealth USA advanced Karen Everling to vice president and account group supervisor at The Quantum Group, its newest full-service advertising agency in Parsippany.