Three Added to Y&R’s Executive Committee

NEW YORK — Three senior executives at Young & Rubicam in New York have been added to the office’s operating committee, thereby expanding the group to nine.

The executives are managing partner John Partilla, 38, managing partner-creative Ann Hayden, 48, and managing partner John Morris, 44. New York CEO Ron Bess announced the appointments internally two weeks ago, citing their integrated efforts for Sony, Computer Associates and Colgate, respectively.

The group meets weekly to discuss business strategy and client issues. It also includes Bess, chief creative officer Jim Ferguson and Keith Newton, director of brand planning.