on the move

The Blum Group, New York, has promoted one staffer. James Gallo was promoted from account supervisor to the new position of director of brand development.
EastWest Creative in New York has promoted Rose Odeh to director of client services in the new media division. She had been senior account director on the Kraft business.
Nichol & Co., New York, promoted two staffers. Greg Pitkoff moved from senior account executive to vice president, and Heather Fontaine advanced to account executive.
Val Morgan Cinema Advertising, Rochester, added two staffers. Adam Oliveri and Kathleen Hennessy were named media account executives. They will sell rolling stock advertising in
the New England and New York regions, respectively.
Ogilvy Public Relations in New York has added three new members to its health and medical practice. Paul Wynn joined the agency as an account supervisor, after holding that title at Chamberlain Communications Group. Denise Henry was named an assistant account executive; she previously interned at the Academy of Natural Sciences. The agency also named Miriam Ryan a director in the London office. She was most recently managing partner at her own specialist agency in London.
TPMG, White Plains, added two staffers. Cynthia Abramson was named senior director, special projects, a new position, and Robert Lynch was named media supervisor, after serving as media promotions and special events manager at Quantum Media Services.
James Sommerville, co-founder of The Attik, New York, relinquished his role as creative director of the studio to oversee development of the company’s offices in Huddersville, London, New York, San Francisco and Sydney, Australia. Executive producer Jim Moran added
managing director to his title and has assumed management of the New York studio. Creative director Aporva Baxi relocated from the London studio to New York.
A&E Television Networks in New York has named David Zagin senior vice president, affiliate sales. He most recently served as vice president of affiliate sales, local sales and alternate technology at NBC Cable.
Susan Kantor has been promoted to executive vice president, marketing, for Studios USA Domestic Television in West Hollywood, Calif. Her newly created position is based in New York.
BMG Entertainment, New York, named Peri Shamsai senior director of marketing and business affairs. She joined the company last year.
Harrison Wilson & Associates, Parsippany, named Buzz Woods senior vice president, managing director of e-CME, the company’s online media division. He was most recently executive vice president of marketing and sales for Medcast, now Web MD.
Don Garber, the recently named commissioner of Major League Soccer, has been nominated to serve on the board of directors of Princeton Video Image in Lawrenceville, pending his election by the company’s shareholders. Garber was previously senior vice president of the National Football League International.
DKB and Partners in Morristown has promoted Christine Zeppi to public relations account coordinator. She had joined the firm in March as a production traffic coordinator, after hold-
ing that title at Reed Elsevier in New Providence.
Amber Design Associates in Hackettstown added five staffers.
Barbara Krouse joined the agency as associate creative director; she was most recently senior art director at Alexander & Richardson. Miriam Schwartz was hired as a graphic designer; she was previously an intern at a graphic design firm in New York. Barbara Benedetto was named account manager and business development manager; she had been at Creative Marketing Alliance, Princeton, where she was an account executive. Lindsay Owings was named digital-asset technician; she recently graduated from Raritan Valley Community College. Lori Guida was hired as an administrative assistant after graduating from York College of Pennsylvania.
Collegeville Advertising Associates, Collegeville, named Tom Lazaunikas senior vice president, creative director, art. He most recently served as vice president, art-group supervisor at Sciens Worldwide Advertising in New York.
Frank Keel, the president and chief executive officer of McAdams, Richman & Ong, Bala Cynwyd, was elected to the board of directors of City Year Greater Philadelphia. As a director and member of City Year’s marketing communications committee, Keel will help create awareness of the group’s programs. City Year is a program of AmeriCorps, through which young people each contribute a year of community service.
Karen Glaeser joined LevLane, Bala Cynwyd, as an account executive. Prior to joining the agency, she was director of marketing at the Rose Group