On The Move

NEW YORK
Earle Palmer Brown, New York, appointed Richard Kelley chief creative officer. He joined the agency earlier this year, when New York shop Gibb Kelley Chmiel was acquired by EPB parent company EPB Communications. Previously, he spent three years at Young & Rubicam.
Margeotes/Fertitta + Partners, New York, has named Carolyn Gray new business director. She was most recently new business manager at McCann-Erickson in New York.
DeWitt Media, New York, promoted Marlene Frybergh to associate media director, supervising work principally on Sprint and Dreyfus. She was most recently media supervisor with the company, working on the Discovery Networks business.
Gotham, New York, named David Farnsworth vice president, account director. He will work on the Fidelity Investments business. He was most recently at Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG, New York, where he was management director on the Intel account.
Len Dugow & Associates, New York, named four new vice presidents. Robert Pantaliano, vice president, chief financial officer, was most recently chief financial officer and vice president of finance at Mega Group, a New Jersey advertising agency. Elizabeth Meyer was named vice president, director of account services, after serving as vice president, marketing, at The Sunshine Group. Media director Kenneth Robinson and associate creative director Christopher McCauley also added vice president titles to their posts.
Marsteller Advertising, New York, named David Brown senior vice president, director of media services. He had been at Draft Worldwide, holding a similar position.
Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG, New York, named Greg Jones to head its corporate communications department. Jones will also manage the company’s new Web site, set to launch in October. He joined MVBMS from Medialink Worldwide, where he served as vice president, marketing communications. Before joining Medialink, Jones was vice president, public affairs and communications, at A&E Television Networks.
Kingston-based CCMR Advertising/ Marketing Communications has named Franne Entelis public relations director. She was formerly vice president of the Headline Group, Atlanta.
Gelia Wells & Mohr in Clarence, has opened a satellite office in Alexandria, Va., to be headed by Tim Gilbert. Gilbert was previously marketing manager at The Raymond Corp.
Marni Weinstock joined Harrison Leifer Miller & Speyer in Rockville Centre as a junior account executive in the public relations division. She was previously a public relations assistant
at Rock-Tenn Packaging Co. in Norcross, Ga.
The American Advertising Federation, Washington, named seven advertising and media executives to its Advertising Hall of Achievement: Ian Rowden, vice president and director, worldwide advertising, The Coca-Cola Co.; Kevin O’Connor, co-founder and chief executive officer, DoubleClick; Christy Haubegger, publisher, Latina; Matthew Ross, managing director for IBM, Ogilvy & Mather; Gilbert Davila, director, multicultural marketing, Sears, Roebuck & Co.; Philippe Krakowsky, senior vice president and director, corporate communications, Young & Rubicam; and William McKendry, founder and chief creative officer, Hanon McKendry in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Branding company Addison has named Eric Paul managing director of corporate branding at its New York office. He was previously director of account services for Maddock & Co., a strategic design firm.
BSMG Worldwide in New York has promoted Edward Powers to chief operating officer from chief financial and administrative officer. Additionally, Martin Franken joined the firm as chief financial officer from Saatchi & Saatchi, where he was executive vice president, corporate planning.
Hill and Knowlton, New York, hired Tina-Marie Adams as a managing director at the agency’s public affairs practice. She previously worked at Fleishman-Hillard, where she provided strategic counsel for such clients as McDonald’s and the Television Games Network.
TMPG, White Plains, added three staffers to its management team. Janet Ginsberg was promoted to senior vice president from vice president, new business development; Nick Verbitsky joined TMPG as director of entertainment marketing from WQHT, where he worked in sales; and Marc Bromfeld was named account supervisor after directing a celebrity chef tour for The Food Network.
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, New York, added one staffer and promoted two in its strategic marketing practice. Wendy Schwimmer was named senior vice president; she previously held that title at GCI Group, a subsidiary of Grey Advertising. Michael Klein was
elevated to account supervisor on the Automatic Data Processing account; and Lisa Scher advanced to account executive responsible for Perrier and Brooks Brothers. In addition, Ogilvy announced two new appointments to its creative services department. Hera Marashian was named to a vice president position, heading the department. Most recently, she was director of promotion and creative services for Gannett’s USA Weekend. Ogilvy also named John Delatorre a presentation designer. Most recently, he was at Bates USA, designing work for Warner-Lambert.
Rapp Collins Worldwide in New York made the following appointments.
Lena Eng advanced to senior production manager; Robert Mack moved up to
traffic manager; Melanie Herekar advanced to senior account executive; and Rachael Lazar was elevated to account executive. The agency also hired eight staffers: senior writer Jesse Wilde, junior art director Kelly Hass, assistant account executive Shannon Gerne, coordinator Katherine Lusk, junior copywriter Will Adam, art buyer Marc Pepin and senior production managers Karen Grossman and Justin Bohan.
Richard Tilp was named sales manager at the Getko Group, Westbury. Prior to joining the firm, he managed cable and satellite sales for Primestar.
Blue Sky Studios, Harrison, has
promoted Tim Speltz and Chris Burrows to technical director positions.
1-800-Flowers.com, Westbury, added four directors to its marketing team. Ted Rubin was named director of corporate sales; he was most recently senior director of Internet sales at Yoyodyne, a Yahoo! company. Dan Vinh joined the company as director, occasion marketing; he was previously senior brand manager for Vaseline Intensive Care at Unilever. Joseph Hage was appointed director of relationship marketing after serving as brand manager for Kraft Foods. Robin Rifkin was hired as director of media; she had been vice president/ director of direct response at TN Media.
Media research company Arbitron, New York, named Margaret Bustell manager, Eastern advertiser/agency services in New York. She had held that title for the Midwest region at Arbitron’s Chicago office.
Elizabeth McArthur joined Feed as marketing manager, a new position. She had been an advertising, promotion and academic marketing associate at Henry Holt & Co.
A&E Television Networks, New York, promoted Jonathan Paisner to director of consumer product development. He most recently worked on licensing at The History Channel.
Self, New York, named three senior staffers. Denise Brodey has joined the magazine as senior editor of fitness, a new position; she had been an executive editor at American Health. Lauren
Purcell was named senior editor of health; she was most recently senior features editor at Mademoiselle. Andrea Pomerantz Lustig was appointed contributing beauty editor; she served previously as beauty and fitness director at Cosmopolitan.
Thomas Fogarty was appointed vice president, marketing and operations for the magazine division of Hearst Distribution Group, New York. He was most recently vice president, general manager of the BookScan division at VNU Entertainment Group.
NEW JERSEY
Einson Freeman in Paramus has named Kathleen McDonald account supervisor on the Reynolds Metals account. She was previously an associate product manager at Schering-Plough Healthcare Products in Liberty Corner.
Horizon Communications, East Hanover, named Margaret Lord production/studio manager. She had been a production manager at Foti and Lazo, New York.
The board of directors at Nabisco Group Holdings, Parsippany, has elected James E. Healey senior vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding David Rickard, who has left the company. Healey remains an executive vice president and chief financial officer of Nabisco Holdings.
Linett & Harrison, Millburn, named Stuart Weisselberg senior art director. He was previously a freelance art director. During his nearly 25 years in the industry, Weisselberg has held similar posts at such New York agencies as Doyle Dane Bernbach and Wells Rich Greene.
Marshall Mermell, executive vice president of Creative 911, Hackensack, has been appointed to the board of directors of The Association of Graphic Communications.
CONNECTICUT
North Castle Design, the strategic design division of North Castle Communications, Stamford, added two staffers. Michael Callahan was named designer, after working at Eastern Research Group and on freelance assignments. Sofia Pozoukidis joined NCD as an account coordinator from TBWA/Chiat/Day, where she was an intern.
Alliance Marketing Group, Fairfield, named Philip Congello Jr. vice president, client services. He was most recently an executive at Reach Marketing, Westport.
Trade Dimensions, Wilton, promoted Christine Sitler from production assistant to client service manager.
Yankelovich Partners, Norwalk, named J. Walker Smith president. He had been managing partner at the company for seven years.
Debra Salowitz joined Andrea Obston Marketing Communications, Hebron, as director of operations. She was previously an adjunct professor of history at the University of Hartford.
Jennifer Unangst joined The Agency Marketing Corporation of America, a DraftWorldwide promotional agency in Westport, as an account director working on the ABC Television business. She was previously a freelance marketing consultant.
J. Brown/LMC Group, Stamford, has added nine staffers. Carl Bennett was named an account supervisor on the Warner-Lambert and Kraft accounts.
Ashley Lazar joined the Procter & Gamble team as an assistant strategist. George Brown was named an account executive for the Olive Garden business. Kate Chadwick was named quality assurance specialist. Olga Karantonis was hired as an account coordinator working on projects for Kraft and Campbell’s. Theresa Petruso joined the shop as computer graphics designer. Nicole Oberson was named associate account executive in the solutions marketing
division. Olimpia Stoica was hired as a systems administrator. Sherry Kinavey arrived at the agency as executive producer, agency operations